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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
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
...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov for graphic product...
LAT...LON 38457917 38327734 38037618 37427581 36857583 36247579
35807582 35787667 35887752 36047830 36137874 36277912
36317922 37217924 38167930 38457917
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