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Mesoscale Discussion 555
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0555
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0755 PM CDT FRI MAY 08 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...E CENTRAL AND SERN CO INTO NERN NM

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 144...

   VALID 090055Z - 090300Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 144 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...ISOLATED SEVERE WEATHER RISK WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT
   HOUR OR TWO BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING.

   DISCUSSION...LATEST RADAR LOOP SHOWS A SLOWLY WEAKENING SUPERCELL
   STORM MOVING INTO WRN BENT COUNTY ATTM...WITH A COUPLE OF OTHER
   VIGOROUS CELLS ALSO INDICATED -- OVER ERN PUEBLO AND SWRN OTERO
   COUNTIES.  WHILE SELY/ESELY LOW-LEVEL UPSLOPE FLOW CONTINUES...AN
   ALREADY MODEST THERMODYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY
   MARGINAL...AS THE ONSET OF DIURNAL COOLING HAS BEGUN.  CONTINUED
   LOW-LEVEL STABILIZATION INTO THIS EVENING SUGGESTS THAT A GRADUAL
   DECREASE IN SEVERE RISK WILL OCCUR WITH TIME.  HOWEVER...IN THE MEAN
   TIME RISK FOR HAIL AND LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL PERSIST WITH THE
   AFOREMENTIONED STORMS...ALONG WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF A BRIEF
   TORNADO.  ATTM...SCHEDULED 09/03Z EXPIRATION OF THE WW APPEARS
   REASONABLE...AND NEW WW ISSUANCE IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

   ..GOSS.. 05/09/2015


   ATTN...WFO...AMA...PUB...BOU...ABQ...

   LAT...LON   35550446 36310525 38000545 39030529 39010363 38090263
               36900299 35530260 35550446 

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