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Mesoscale Discussion 871
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0871
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0736 PM CDT SAT MAY 10 2008
   
   AREAS AFFECTED...ECNTRL AR...EXTREME NWRN MS AND SWRN TN
   
   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 298...299...
   
   VALID 110036Z - 110130Z
   
   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 298...299...CONTINUES.
   
   POTENTIALLY STRONG TORNADOES WILL ACCOMPANY SUPERCELL STORMS
   APPROACHING THE MEMPHIS METRO AREA THROUGH 01Z.  STORMS MAY IMPACT
   BROWNSVILLE-JACKSON TN...TUNICA-HERNANDO MS AND MARIANNA-HUGHES-
   STUTTGART-SAINT CHARLES AR AREAS THROUGH THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.
   
   MEMPHIS VWP SHOWS NEAR 210 M2/S2 0-1KM SRH AMIDST AN UPCAPPED
   ENVIRONMENT WITH 70 KTS OF 0-6KM SHEAR.  LOW LCLS...A WARM FRONT
   DRAPED SOUTHEAST ALONG THE MS/TN BORDER AND PRESENCE OF LONG-LIVED
   UPSTREAM SUPERCELLS ARE ALL QUITE FAVORABLE FOR ENHANCED TORNADIC
   THREAT THROUGHOUT THE MID-SOUTH THIS EVENING...INCLUDING PARTS OF
   THE MEMPHIS METRO AREA.
   
   ..RACY.. 05/11/2008
   
   
   ATTN...WFO...MEG...LZK...
   
   34639214 34719146 34979081 35519015 35768986 35678879
   35248874 34868915 34408980 34309059 34289170 34299210 
   
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