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Mesoscale Discussion 1444
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1444
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0924 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF CNTRL/SRN AZ

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 424...

   VALID 300224Z - 300330Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 424
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...A LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS WW 424.

   DISCUSSION...RECENT RADAR IMAGERY SHOWS OUTFLOW SURGING WELL AHEAD
   OF AN ONGOING BROKEN LINE OF CONVECTION ARCING FROM SERN YAVAPAI
   COUNTY AZ SEWD TO JUST NW OF THE TUCSON AREA. SEVERAL REPORTS OF
   SEVERE WIND GUSTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED OVER THE PAST 2-3 HOURS...AND
   RADAR VELOCITIES FROM KIWA SHOW LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS REMAIN
   POSSIBLE AS CONVECTION APPROACHES THE PHOENIX METRO AREA FROM THE
   N...E...AND SE. THE THERMODYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT REMAINS FAVORABLE FOR
   EFFICIENT PROCESSING OF CONVECTIVE DOWNDRAFT WINDS...ALTHOUGH WEAK
   MID-LEVEL WINDS CONTINUE TO LIMIT STORM ORGANIZATION. THE OVERALL
   SEVERE THREAT SHOULD SLOWLY DIMINISH OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS AS
   THE LOW LEVELS BEGIN TO STABILIZE WITH THE LOSS OF DIURNAL HEATING.

   ..GLEASON.. 07/30/2016


   ATTN...WFO...TWC...PSR...

   LAT...LON   32021334 33971333 33851218 33861146 33561090 33161063
               32241076 31871119 31701236 32021334 

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