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Mesoscale Discussion 725
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0725
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0344 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF TX PANHANDLE AND S PLAINS...NWRN TX AND
   SWRN OK

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 194...

   VALID 232044Z - 232245Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 194 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER CONTINUES ACROSS THE WATCH
   AREA THROUGH 00Z.

   DISCUSSION...TSTMS HAVE THUS FAR BEEN SLOW TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WW
   AREA...WITH THE EXCEPTION BEING IN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF THE
   COMPOSITE FRONTAL BOUNDARY ACROSS THE SRN TX PANHANDLE EWD INTO SWRN
   OK.  SCTD TSTMS...OCNLY SVR...HAVE ALSO DEVELOPED N OF THE BOUNDARY
   NEAR AND W OF KAMA. THE ENVIRONMENT ACROSS THE WATCH AREA REMAINS
   FAVORABLE FOR ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT AS LARGE-SCALE FORCING WITH THE
   UPPER LEVEL TROUGH CONTINUES TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA. MODERATE TO
   STRONG BUOYANCY AND EFFECTIVE BULK SHEAR AVERAGING 35 TO 45 KTS WILL
   PERSIST THROUGH 00Z WITH LITTLE REMAINING CINH. THE GREATEST TORNADO
   RISK IN THE SHORT TERM WILL BE NEAR THE WARM FRONT AND MAINLY ACROSS
   ERN PORTIONS OF THE WW...WHERE 0-3 KM SRH REMAINS IN THE 150-200
   M2/S2 RANGE.

   ..BUNTING.. 05/23/2015


   ATTN...WFO...OUN...SJT...LUB...AMA...

   LAT...LON   35490301 35540230 35420201 35190174 34850125 34680081
               34680013 34859992 35039957 35079903 34989881 34619835
               34179814 33819813 33539845 33419935 33359997 33220064
               33170155 33120227 33070291 33290302 35490301 

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