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Mesoscale Discussion 688
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0688
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1153 PM CDT SAT MAY 24 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...EAST CENTRAL/SERN NM AND WRN TX

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 183...

   VALID 250453Z - 250600Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 183
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...GREATEST SEVERE WEATHER THREAT THROUGH 06-07Z SHOULD BE
   ACROSS FAR EAST CENTRAL AND SERN NM INTO WRN TX...WITH HAIL AND
   DAMAGING WIND BEING THE PRIMARY THREATS.

   DISCUSSION...AT 0445Z...REGIONAL RADAR IMAGERY SHOWED A BAND OF
   TSTMS EXTENDING FROM THE WRN TX PANHANDLE SSWWD INTO FAR SERN NM /IN
   LEA COUNTY/.  THIS ACTIVITY IS LOCATED ALONG THE LEADING EDGE OF
   STRONGER ASCENT MOVING TOWARD WEST TX.  THIS ASCENT COMBINED WITH
   ENHANCED LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE WITHIN THE NOSE OF 30 KT SELY LLJ
   EXTENDING INTO THE WEST TX/NM BORDER SHOULD CONTINUE TO SUPPORT
   ADDITIONAL TSTMS SPREADING ENEWD ACROSS WW 183.  MODERATE
   INSTABILITY...EFFECTIVE BULK SHEAR OF 40-60 KT...AND STEEP MIDLEVEL
   LAPSE RATES WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT A SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WITH
   EWD EXTENT.

   ..PETERS.. 05/25/2014


   ATTN...WFO...LUB...AMA...MAF...ABQ...

   LAT...LON   32540394 33520393 34570385 34960314 34800242 34760151
               33900157 33040164 32540184 32130221 32160291 32260348
               32540394 

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