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Mesoscale Discussion 2239
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 2239
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0623 PM CDT FRI SEP 17 2004
   
   AREAS AFFECTED...SCNTRL VA AND CNTRL NC
   
   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 835...
   
   VALID 172323Z - 180000Z
   
   VALID PORTION OF TORNADO WATCH 835 ACROSS SCNTRL VA AND CNTRL NC
   WILL EXPIRE AT 00Z.
   
   LINE OF TSTMS EXTENDING FROM 30 SW KRIC-KGSB-30 SW OF KILM CONTINUES
   TO TRANSLATE ENEWD 25-30 KTS.  WIND PROFILES FROM WILMINGTON SUGGEST
   THAT THE FLOW HAS VEERED AND BECOME MORE UNIDIRECTIONAL.  IT IS
   STILL POSSIBLE THAT SMALL SCALE BOWS MAY EVOLVE WITHIN THE LINE AND
   PRODUCE WIND DAMAGE AS SEGMENTS OF THE LINE BECOME ORIENTED
   PERPENDICULAR TO THE MEAN FLOW.  THE TORNADO THREATS HAVE SHIFTED
   INTO EXTREME NERN NC AND ERN VA.
   
   THE MAIN PART OF THE LINE WILL SHIFT INTO THE NEW TORNADO WATCH 836
   BY 00Z.  SRN PORTIONS WILL MOVE ACROSS ECNTRL NC AND THE CAPE
   HATTERAS AREA THROUGH LATE EVENING AND MAY PRODUCE ISOLD DAMAGING
   WINDS.
   
   ..RACY.. 09/17/2004
   
   
   ATTN...WFO...AKQ...MHX...RAH...ILM...
   
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