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Mesoscale Discussion 724
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0724
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0537 PM CDT Mon May 24 2021

   Areas affected...Portions of western Kansas

   Concerning...Tornado Watch 200...

   Valid 242237Z - 250030Z

   The severe weather threat for Tornado Watch 200 continues.

   SUMMARY...Brief tornadoes continue to be reported northeast of
   Colby, KS. While this storm continues to interact with the outflow
   boundary, similar tornadic activity can be expected. Tornado
   potential is expected to increase in southwestern Kansas as the
   low-level jet increases, so long as storms remain discrete over the
   next 1-3 hours.

   DISCUSSION...A supercell northeast of Colby, KS has continued to
   produce funnels and brief tornadoes over the last 2 hours. This
   activity may continue as long as this storm continues to interact
   with an outflow boundary. To its east, winds have veered to
   southerly. To the south near Garden City, KS, storms have slowly
   moved south-southeastward. To this point activity has remained
   discrete. Given the position of the surface low and the expected
   increase in the low-level winds in southwestern Kansas this evening,
   wind profiles are expected to become more favorable for tornadoes
   over the next few hours. There appears to at least an hour or two
   window where storms will remain discrete before upscale growth and
   storm interactions reduce tornado potential later in the evening.
   Large hail and damaging wind gusts will also remain a concern.

   ..Wendt.. 05/24/2021

   ...Please see for graphic product...


   LAT...LON   37650200 38130206 38660146 39640086 39990081 39990031
               39499990 38050049 37330114 37100158 37180190 37650200 

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