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Mesoscale Discussion 554
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0554
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0935 PM CDT SAT MAY 07 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...PARTS OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 147...

   VALID 080235Z - 080330Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 147
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...SEVERE WIND THREAT WITH SOUTHEASTWARD-MOVING COMPLEX IS ON
   THE WANE...AND WW 147 MAY BE CANCELLED BEFORE ITS ORIGINALLY
   SCHEDULED EXPIRATION.

   DISCUSSION...INCREASED CONVECTIVE OVERTURNING OUT AHEAD OF THE
   NORTHERN KENTUCKY COMPLEX OF STORMS HAS LED TO LESSENED INTENSITY OF
   THE COMPLEX AND AN ATTENDANT DECREASE OF THE SEVERE THREAT. 
   ADDITIONALLY...MUCH OF THE REMAINING ACTIVITY WILL LIKELY EXIT THE
   WW AREA OVER THE NEXT 1-2 HOURS.  FURTHERMORE...NOCTURNAL BOUNDARY
   LAYER COOLING HAS LED TO A WEAKENING OF THE INSTABILITY THAT WAS
   PREVIOUSLY IN PLACE.  EACH OF THE AFOREMENTIONED FACTORS POINT TO A
   DECREASING SEVERE THREAT ACROSS WW 147...AND THIS WATCH MAY BE
   CANCELLED BEFORE ITS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED 0600Z EXPIRATION.

   ..COOK/CORFIDI.. 05/08/2016


   ATTN...WFO...JKL...ILN...LMK...

   LAT...LON   37368434 37488482 37758539 37948564 38268579 38508575
               38588563 38588539 38488502 38238453 38068430 37818416
               37618415 37518417 37368434 

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