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Mesoscale Discussion 773
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0773
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0638 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF WRN AND CENTRAL TX

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 226...

   VALID 282338Z - 290145Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 226
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...RISK FOR LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS CONTINUES
   IN AND NEAR WW 0226.

   DISCUSSION...LATEST RADAR LOOP SHOWS ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ONGOING
   ACROSS PORTIONS OF WRN AND CENTRAL TX...INCLUDING THE CONCHO VALLEY
   AND EDWARDS PLATEAU AREAS.  THE STRONGEST CELL IS OBSERVED OVER NRN
   KIMBLE CO. ATTM /I.E. INVOF THE SERN CORNER OF THE WW/...WHERE LARGE
   HAIL UP TO GOLF-BALL SIZE HAS BEEN REPORTED.  

   THE STORMS APPEAR TO BE INITIATING IN RESPONSE TO WEAK LOW-LEVEL
   WARM ADVECTION...AS BOUNDARY-LAYER FLOW ACROSS THE REGION CONTINUES
   TO BACK TO SELY IN RESPONSE TO THE MID-LEVEL SHORT-WAVE TROUGH
   SHIFTING ENEWD ACROSS THE BAJA CALIFORNIA VICINITY ATTM.  WITH THE
   FLOW VEERING TO WLY AT MID LEVELS PROVIDING AMPLE SHEAR FOR ROTATING
   UPDRAFTS...AND A VERY UNSTABLE AIRMASS IN PLACE...ISOLATED SEVERE
   STORMS SHOULD PERSIST OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS ACROSS THIS
   REGION.

   ..GOSS.. 05/28/2016


   ATTN...WFO...FWD...EWX...SJT...LUB...MAF...

   LAT...LON   32309880 30399858 29239892 28719976 28600048 29380107
               29690169 29690258 30170298 31240289 32660197 33210066
               33220011 32909925 32309880 

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