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Mesoscale Discussion 600
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0600
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0207 PM CDT WED MAY 14 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...PARTS OF OH SWD INTO CENTRAL KY AND VICINITY

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 154...155...

   VALID 141907Z - 142100Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 154...155...CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...STORMS CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE/INTENSITY --
   PARTICULARLY ACROSS OH.

   DISCUSSION...SEVERAL VIGOROUS/SUPERCELL STORMS ARE ONGOING ATTM
   ACROSS THE CENTRAL THIRD OF OH...PRIMARILY WITHIN A N-S BAND FROM
   NEAR CLE SWD TO NEAR THE OH RIVER.  OTHER -- ALBEIT CURRENTLY WEAKER
   -- STORMS CONTINUE S OF THE OH RIVER ACROSS CENTRAL KY.

   LATEST OBJECTIVE ANALYSIS INDICATES MIXED-LAYER CAPE NEAR 1000 J/KG
   ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA WHICH -- COMBINED WITH SHEAR SUPPORTIVE OF
   ORGANIZED/ROTATING STORMS -- WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT SEVERE STORM
   DEVELOPMENT/SUSTENANCE.  GREATEST TORNADO THREAT SHOULD REMAIN
   ACROSS OH...PARTICULARLY THE NERN PORTION OF THE STATE WHERE SOME
   BACKED/ELY COMPONENT TO THE LOW-LEVEL FLOW CONTINUES TO ENHANCE
   LOW-LEVEL SHEAR.  ELSEWHERE...DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL ALONG WITH
   ISOLATED TORNADO RISK PERSISTS.

   ..GOSS.. 05/14/2014


   ATTN...WFO...PBZ...RLX...CLE...JKL...ILN...LMK...OHX...PAH...

   LAT...LON   41678049 39968171 37648379 36738528 36628685 37298698
               39268505 40948302 41678049 

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