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Mesoscale Discussion 989
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0989
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0730 PM CDT FRI JUN 13 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...FAR ERN NM / SWRN TX PANHANDLE / TX S PLAINS

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 290...292...

   VALID 140030Z - 140130Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
   290...292...CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...HIGH CONFIDENCE FOR A WIDESPREAD SEVERE STRAIGHT-LINE WIND
   EVENT IS FORECAST WITH AN INTENSIFYING BOW ECHO AS IT MOVES FROM FAR
   E-CNTRL NM INTO THE TX S PLAINS AND THE SWRN TX PANHANDLE.

   DISCUSSION...RECENT KFDX VWP DATA SHOWS A STRONG REAR INFLOW JET
   AROUND 60 KT AT 1 KM ARL AND 50-65 KT INBOUND WINDS WERE SAMPLED
   AROUND 300 FT ARL AS OF 2352Z.  AT 0025Z...RADAR MOSAIC IMAGERY
   SHOWS AN INTENSIFYING BOW ECHO FROM 15 MI E TCC TO 25 MI SSW CVS TO
   ROW.  ASOS MEASURED SEVERE WIND GUSTS HAVE BEEN RECORDED AT KTCC /61
   KT/ AND AT KCVS /53 KT/ IN THE PAST 30 OR SO MINUTES.  GIVEN THE
   VERY STEEP MID-LEVEL LAPSE SAMPLED ON THE AMA AND MAF
   RAOBS...EXPECTING WIDESPREAD SEVERE WIND GUSTS /50-65 KT/
   POTENTIALLY PRODUCING DAMAGE AS THE BOW ECHO MOVES ACROSS THE TX S
   PLAINS AND TOWARDS THE I-27 CORRIDOR AROUND 02Z.

   ..SMITH.. 06/14/2014


   ATTN...WFO...LUB...AMA...MAF...ABQ...

   LAT...LON   35260300 35150179 33820191 33020269 33300398 33950330
               35260300 

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