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Mesoscale Discussion 538
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0538
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0614 PM CDT THU MAY 07 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...E CENTRAL AND SERN CO ALONG AND E OF THE FRONT
   RANGE

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 140...

   VALID 072314Z - 080115Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 140
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...LOCAL RISK FOR HAIL AND GUSTY/DAMAGING WINDS CONTINUES
   WITH ISOLATED STORMS ACROSS THE WW AREA.

   DISCUSSION...LATEST RADAR LOOP SHOWS TWO SEPARATE CLUSTERS OF STORMS
   ONGOING IN/NEAR THE WW AREA ATTM -- ONE OVER E CENTRAL CO INVOF THE
   PALMER RIDGE AND A SECOND OVER SERN PORTIONS OF THE WW AND INTO
   ADJACENT PARTS OF SWRN KS AND WRN PARTS OF THE OK PANHANDLE.  THE
   STORMS ARE ONGOING IN A MODESTLY UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT /MIXED-LAYER
   CAPE AOB 1000 J/KG PER OBJECTIVE ANALYSES/...AND MODEST SHEAR /0-6
   KM BULK SHEAR AROUND 35 KT/.  AS SUCH...WITH SOME DECREASE IN CAPE
   WITH TIME THIS EVENING AND A FORECAST/GRADUAL WEAKENING OF THE FLOW
   FIELD ALOFT...AN EVENTUAL/SLOW DIMINISHING TREND WILL LIKELY PRESENT
   ITSELF IN TERMS OF STORM ORGANIZATION/SEVERITY.  IN THE MEAN
   TIME...RISK FOR MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL AND/OR WIND GUSTS WILL BE
   POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.

   ..GOSS.. 05/07/2015


   ATTN...WFO...DDC...GLD...AMA...PUB...BOU...ABQ...

   LAT...LON   36970503 37330513 37790464 38260491 39090502 39690451
               39590345 38690298 38600208 36960199 36970503 

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