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Mesoscale Discussion 876
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0876
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0557 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

   Areas affected...Eastern VA...Northeast NC

   Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 278...

   Valid 272257Z - 280030Z

   The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 278
   continues.

   SUMMARY...The threat for potentially significant hail and locally
   damaging winds continues across WW 278.

   DISCUSSION...Splitting supercells have thus far resulted in sporadic
   reports of severe hail (some significant) across the central and
   eastern portions of WW 278. Sufficient mid-level lapse rates,
   buoyancy, and effective shear will allow this regime is expected to
   continue in the short term, with potentially significant hail and
   locally damaging winds possible. With time, storm mergers may result
   in upscale growth into small clusters, which would have a somewhat
   greater threat of damaging wind. 

   Across the western part of the watch, additional thunderstorm
   development remains possible along a cold front that is sagging into
   the region, with a corresponding threat of large hail and locally
   damaging winds.

   ..Dean.. 05/27/2017

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

   ATTN...WFO...AKQ...MHX...LWX...RAH...RNK...

   LAT...LON   38457917 38327734 38037618 37427581 36857583 36247579
               35807582 35787667 35887752 36047830 36137874 36277912
               36317922 37217924 38167930 38457917 

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