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Mesoscale Discussion 821
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0821
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0604 PM CDT Sun May 26 2019

   Areas affected...northeast NM...northwest TX Panhandle...western OK
   Panhandle...southeast CO...southwest KS

   Concerning...Tornado Watch 253...254...

   Valid 262304Z - 270030Z

   The severe weather threat for Tornado Watch 253, 254 continues.

   SUMMARY...It appears the risk for severe gusts (60-75 mph) is
   increasing substantially as a squall line over the south-central
   High Plains intensifies as it moves east into richer low-level

   DISCUSSION...Water-vapor imagery shows a vigorous mid-level
   shortwave trough over central NM and it is forecast to move rapidly
   northeast towards the Raton Mesa during the evening hours.  Strong
   mid- to upper-level forcing for ascent coupled with a moisture-rich
   boundary layer (surface dewpoints in the middle 60s) will promote
   additional cold pool coalescing as the squall line over northeast NM
   into southeast CO continues to intensify.  Confidence is relatively
   high for severe gusts (60-75 mph) to become scattered to widespread
   as the squall line moves to the northeast into adjacent portions of
   the TX/OK Panhandles and near the KS/CO border during the next few

   ..Smith.. 05/26/2019

   ...Please see for graphic product...


   LAT...LON   38010311 38450258 38710155 38410089 36490151 35400258
               35250371 38010311 

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