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Mesoscale Discussion 384
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0384
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0611 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...ERN SC...SERN NC

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 82...

   VALID 192311Z - 200045Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 82 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...RISK FOR ISOLATED DAMAGING WINDS AND A BRIEF TORNADO
   CONTINUES WITH QLCS ACROSS ERN SC THAT SHOULD DEVELOP INTO PARTS OF
   SERN NC. WFO WW EXTENSION IS RECOMMENDED OVER FAR SERN NC. THE
   PROBABILITY OF AN ADDITIONAL WW ISSUANCE FARTHER NE IS AROUND 30
   PERCENT IN ERN NC.

   DISCUSSION...35-40 KT FORWARD SPEED OF QLCS FROM DARLINGTON TO
   CHARLESTON COUNTY SC HAS BEEN CONSISTENT WITH MEASURED SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS FROM 30-40 MPH WHICH HAVE BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR AREAS OF TREE
   DAMAGE. THIS MOTION HAS APPEARED TO OUTPACE STRONGER LOW-LEVEL MASS
   RESPONSE COINCIDENT WITH A SHORTWAVE TROUGH EJECTING NE OVER THE OH
   VALLEY. AS SUCH...0-1 KM SHEAR IN LTX VWP DATA HAS HOVERED AROUND
   20-25 KT. WHILE SUFFICIENT FOR A POSSIBLE BRIEF TORNADO...THIS QLCS
   MAY STRUGGLE TO FURTHER INTENSIFY BEYOND STRONG WIND GUSTS THIS
   EVENING.

   ..GRAMS.. 04/19/2015


   ATTN...WFO...MHX...RAH...ILM...CHS...CAE...

   LAT...LON   35517744 35267691 34847668 33967753 33507851 32637924
               32507974 33517984 34237998 34788000 35197955 35427886
               35527796 35517744 

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