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Mesoscale Discussion 872
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0872
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1055 PM CDT FRI JUN 06 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...MUCH OF CNTRL OK

   CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH LIKELY 

   VALID 070355Z - 070600Z

   PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...95 PERCENT

   SUMMARY...A LINE OF SEVERE STORMS WITH A DAMAGING WIND THREAT IS
   EXPECTED TO AFFECT MUCH OF OK LATER TONIGHT. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
   WATCH IS LIKELY BEFORE 5Z.

   DISCUSSION...A LINE OF STORMS CONTINUES TO EVOLVE OUT OF THE TX
   PANHANDLE AND INTO WRN OK. WIDESPREAD 50-60 MPH WIND GUSTS HAVE BEEN
   MEASURED WITH THESE CELLS...WITH A FEW STRONGER GUSTS EARLIER ON.

   THE 00Z OUN SOUNDING...AS WELL AS OBJECTIVE ANALYSIS INDICATE
   RELATIVELY WARM/DRY PROFILES ALOFT AROUND 700 MB...WITH THE MOST
   SUBSTANTIAL CONVECTIVE INHIBITION ACROSS SRN OK INTO TX. HOWEVER...A
   INSTABILITY/THETA-E AXIS EXTENDS FROM NWRN ACROSS CNTRL AND SERN OK
   WHERE THE HIGHER DEWPOINTS LIE. WITH A STRONG COLD POOL BEHIND THE
   NWRN OK ACTIVITY...THESE STORMS SHOULD CONTINUE TO PROPAGATE IN AN
   E/SE DIRECTION WITH A THREAT OF SEVERE WIND GUSTS.

   ..JEWELL/CORFIDI.. 06/07/2014


   ATTN...WFO...TSA...ICT...OUN...

   LAT...LON   34599935 35829835 36629796 37119724 37019587 36599549
               35489560 34939602 34599665 34529826 34599935 

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