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Mesoscale Discussion 593
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0593
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0742 PM CDT TUE MAY 10 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...WESTERN/SOUTH-CENTRAL KY AND NORTHERN TN

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 162...

   VALID 110042Z - 110215Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 162 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF LARGE HAIL AND TORNADOES
   WILL PERSIST PARTICULARLY ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST/SOUTH-CENTRAL KY
   THROUGH MID/LATE EVENING. TORNADO WATCH 162 CONTINUES UNTIL 04Z.

   DISCUSSION...AS OF 0030Z/730 PM CDT...MULTIPLE SUPERCELLS SCATTERED
   ACROSS SOUTHWEST INTO SOUTH-CENTRAL KY...PARTICULARLY JUST NORTH OF
   HOPKINSVILLE AND ALONG THE CUMBERLAND PARKWAY BETWEEN GLASGOW AND
   SOMERSET...CONTINUE TO THRIVE WITHIN THE SOUTHERN EDGE OF A
   BAROCLINIC GRADIENT /VIA EARLY-DAY PRECIPITATION/ WHERE TEMPERATURES
   REMAIN IN THE UPPER 70S F COINCIDENT WITH MIDDLE 60S F SURFACE
   DEWPOINTS. THE HOPKINSVILLE WSR-88D VWP CONTINUES TO REFLECT STRONG
   DEEP-LAYER SHEAR /50-KT 0-6 KM/ ACCENTUATED BY UPWARDS OF 200+ M2/S2
   0-1 KM SRH. SCENARIO WILL REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF
   LARGE HAIL/TORNADOES OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS...PARTICULARLY
   ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST/SOUTH-CENTRAL KY AND POSSIBLY FAR NORTHERN TN.

   ..GUYER.. 05/11/2016


   ATTN...WFO...JKL...LMK...OHX...PAH...MEG...

   LAT...LON   36288894 37138769 37268458 36548517 36288894 

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