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Mesoscale Discussion 422
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0422
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0645 PM CDT WED APR 22 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...TX PANHANDLE THROUGH NWRN TX

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 95...

   VALID 222345Z - 230145Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 95 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THREAT FOR LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WIND AND A FEW TORNADOES
   WILL PERSIST NEXT FEW HOURS FROM THE TX PANHANDLE THROUGH NWRN TX.

   DISCUSSION...COVERAGE OF STORMS IN TORNADO WATCH 95 HAS REMAINED
   SPARSE. AS OF 2330Z...STRONGEST SUPERCELL STORM PERSISTS OVER THE
   SRN PART OF THE TX PANHANDLE. THIS ACTIVITY INITIATED ON
   INTERSECTION OF DRYLINE AND A WNW-ESE ORIENTED FRONT. A COUPLE OF
   OTHER STORMS HAVE INITIATED SWD ALONG THE DRYLINE NORTH OF LUBBOCK.
   CHARACTER OF CLOUDS OVER NWRN TX INDICATES PRESENCE OF A STABLE
   LAYER...SO A SUBSTANTIAL INCREASE IN STORM COVERAGE REMAINS
   UNCERTAIN. A MODEST INCREASE IN THE LLJ IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING
   WHICH /IN ADDITION TO AUGMENTING 0-2 KM HODOGRAPH SIZE/ MAY HELP TO
   SUSTAIN CLUSTER OF STORMS SEWD INTO NWRN TX NEXT FEW HOURS DESPITE
   THE STABILIZING SFC LAYER. OTHER ISOLATED STORMS HAVE DEVELOPED MUCH
   FARTHER EAST ALONG THE ERN FRINGE OF THE WW ALONG WHAT APPEARS TO BE
   A NWD ADVANCING OUTFLOW BOUNDARY.

   ..DIAL.. 04/22/2015


   ATTN...WFO...FWD...OUN...SJT...LUB...AMA...MAF...

   LAT...LON   35510146 34690001 33999819 33199855 32429911 32150043
               33000070 33630171 34500238 35370291 35510146 

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