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Mesoscale Discussion 725
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0725
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0639 PM CDT Mon May 24 2021

   Areas affected...Portions of Northwest/north-central Kansas

   Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 200...

   Valid 242339Z - 250015Z

   The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 200

   SUMMARY...The potential for a tornado will continue from along the
   Sheridan/Decatur County line into the Norton/Graham County line.
   Downstream backing winds and temperature/dewpoint increases are

   DISCUSSION...A tornado has been confirmed near Selden, KS with a
   supercell that has had relatively persistent 50-60 kt rotational
   velocity on KGLD 0.5 degree velocity. The environment ahead of the
   storm is expected to continue to support tornadic potential as winds
   at Hill City and Norton have backed to east-southeast and
   strengthened. Temperatures and dewpoints have also risen slightly. A
   complicating factor could be developing convection in the inflow
   region of the storm, now evident in Graham County. This could
   potentially reduce tornado potential quicker than expected.

   ..Wendt.. 05/24/2021

   ...Please see for graphic product...


   LAT...LON   39720074 39980046 40079956 39759940 39539959 39420007
               39430062 39720074 

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