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Mesoscale Discussion 1716
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1716
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0357 AM CDT WED AUG 19 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...TX PANHANDLE INTO OK

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 496...

   VALID 190857Z - 191000Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 496
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER HAS DECREASED...AND
   ADDITIONAL WATCHES ARE NOT EXPECTED.

   DISCUSSION...AN EXPANSIVE AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS PERSISTS FROM THE TX
   PANHANDLE INTO SWRN MO...JUST BEHIND THE SURFACE FRONT AND AIDED BY
   A SWLY LOW-LEVEL JET. WIND AND HAIL THREAT PREVIOUSLY OVER THE TX
   PANHANDLE REGION HAS ENDED AS THE AIR MASS HAS BEEN OVERTURNED AND
   THE FRONTAL INVERSION DEEPENS WITH TIME. A FEW STRONGER STORMS
   REMAIN POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER NWRN TX INTO THE RED RIVER REGION...BUT
   ONLY MARGINAL HAIL OR WIND IS EXPECTED AND ANOTHER WATCH WILL BE NOT
   NEEDED.

   ..JEWELL.. 08/19/2015


   ATTN...WFO...TSA...FWD...OUN...SJT...LUB...AMA...

   LAT...LON   34830248 35169981 36729550 36239466 34979465 33539843
               33300058 33390180 33620246 34830248 

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