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Mesoscale Discussion 2224
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 2224
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0116 PM CDT THU SEP 16 2004
   
   AREAS AFFECTED...ERN AL THROUGH GA AND THE FL PANHANDLE
   
   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 828...829...
   
   VALID 161816Z - 162015Z
   
   THREAT FOR ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
   HIGHEST THREAT THROUGH 20Z IS EXPECTED WITH CONVECTIVE BANDS
   DEVELOPING FROM THE CNTRL FL PANHANDLE NWD THROUGH GA.
   
   THIS AFTERNOON THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IVAN WAS LOCATED JUST S
   OF TUSCALOOSA AL AND CONTINUES MOVING NWD. THE STRONGEST ACTIVITY
   CONTINUES WITH RAINBANDS DEVELOPING E OF THE CENTER WITH THE MOST
   INTENSE BAND EXTENDING FROM THE CNTRL FL PANHANDLE NWD INTO WRN GA.
   ANOTHER BAND HAS DEVELOPED FROM NRN THROUGH E CNTRL GA AND IS
   LIFTING NWD. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR TORNADOES IS EXPECTED TO
   PERSIST WITH SUPERCELLS EMBEDDED WITHIN THESE BANDS OF CONVECTION
   NEXT 2-3 HOURS. THE DENSE OVERCAST ASSOCIATED WITH IVAN CONTINUES TO
   LIMIT HEATING. HOWEVER... THE LATEST WV IMAGERY SHOWS A ZONE OF
   THINNER CLOUDS OVER THE FL PANHANDLE SPREADING NWD INTO SWRN GA.
   
   ..DIAL.. 09/16/2004
   
   
   ATTN...WFO...GSP...TBW...JAX...FFC...TAE...BMX...HUN...MOB...
   
   29898596 31598546 31968641 33228659 34798566 34528312
   32088307 31468249 29538289 30208398 29848472 
   
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