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Mesoscale Discussion 547
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0547
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0523 PM CDT SAT MAY 07 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...NORTHEAST CO AND IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT SOUTHWEST
   NEB/NORTHWEST KS

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 143...

   VALID 072223Z - 080000Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 143 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE HAIL...A COUPLE OF TORNADOES...AND
   LOCALIZED SEVERE-CALIBER WIND GUSTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
   EVENING ACROSS NORTHEAST CO /AND ADJACENT PARTS OF SOUTHWEST NEB AND
   POSSIBLY EXTREME NORTHWEST KS/. TORNADO WATCH 143 CONTINUES UNTIL
   01Z.

   DISCUSSION...LATEST MESOANALYSIS FEATURES A 998 MB SURFACE LOW
   ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL CO NEAR/SOUTH OF LIMON AS OF 22Z...WITH MODESTLY
   MOIST /MIDDLE 40S TO LOWER 50S F SURFACE DEWPOINTS/ LOW-LEVEL
   EASTERLY UPSLOPE FLOW EXTENDING ACROSS NORTHEAST CO/NORTHWEST
   KS/SOUTHWEST NEB. A NUMBER OF SUPERCELLS ARE CURRENTLY ONGOING IN
   MULTIPLE SMALLER-SCALE CORRIDORS ACROSS NORTHEAST CO. THIS INCLUDES
   A MERGING/CLUSTERING OF STORMS THAT PREVIOUSLY PRODUCED TORNADOES
   ACROSS PARTS OF WELD/MORGAN COUNTIES TO THE WEST OF FORT MORGAN. A
   COUPLE OF OTHER SUPERCELLS ARE ONGOING NORTH OF I-70 BETWEEN
   BURLINGTON AND YUMA AS OF 22Z. GIVEN AN OBSERVED TREND OF MODEST
   BACKING/STRENGTHENING OF 1-2 KM AGL SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS VIA THE
   GOODLAND KS VWP...ITS POSSIBLE THAT THE TORNADO/LARGE HAIL POTENTIAL
   COULD BE INCREASING OVER THE NEXT 2-3 HOURS ACROSS EXTREME NORTHEAST
   CO /EASTERNMOST TIER OF COUNTIES INCLUDING YUMA TO HOLYOKE
   VICINITY/...AND POSSIBLY INTO IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT SOUTHWEST NEB.

   ..GUYER.. 05/07/2016


   ATTN...WFO...LBF...GLD...BOU...CYS...

   LAT...LON   40810457 41180421 40960205 40550172 39880189 39230209
               39270337 39930398 40450421 40810457 

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