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Mesoscale Discussion 851
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0851
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0928 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

   Areas affected...Central IN...Southwest OH

   Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 270...

   Valid 270228Z - 270400Z

   The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 270
   continues.

   SUMMARY...The severe threat continues across WW 270, but should
   continue to decrease with time. Downstream watch issuance is
   currently not anticipated.

   DISCUSSION...The thunderstorm cluster that earlier produced severe
   wind and hail across portions of western and central IN has evolved
   into a small QLCS and accelerated east-southeastward during the last
   hour or so. As the system moves into southwest OH, some threat of
   locally damaging wind will exist, but the relatively hostile
   environment (sampled by the 00Z ILN sounding) downstream should
   result in a continued decrease in the severe wind threat with this
   system. Downstream watch issuance into additional portions of
   southern OH is currently not anticipated. 

   In the wake of the QLCS, elevated thunderstorms have occasionally
   flared up across portions of central and northern IN, likely aided
   by continued influx of steep midlevel lapse rates from the west and
   weak ascent atop the outflow. Some hail threat will exist with the
   strongest of these cells, but a substantial severe threat is not
   expected with this activity.

   ..Dean.. 05/27/2017

   ...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov for graphic product...

   ATTN...WFO...ILN...IWX...IND...LOT...

   LAT...LON   40488721 41128582 41218529 39698382 39158436 39128510
               39198625 39378693 39668726 39708730 40488721 

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