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Mesoscale Discussion 301
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0301
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0353 PM CDT Sun Mar 28 2021

   Areas affected...Southeast Virginia and eastern North Carolina

   Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 68...

   Valid 282053Z - 282200Z

   The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 68
   continues.

   SUMMARY...Threat for damaging wind gusts across WW68 should continue
   into early evening.

   DISCUSSION...A broken band of storms roughly along the I-95 corridor
   from Virginia southward will continue to move east over the next few
   hours. A few wind gusts to 50kts have been noted with these storms
   suggesting a damaging wind risk remains. SPC mesoanalysis indicates
   sufficient buoyancy of 1000-1500 J/kg of MLCAPE exists east of the
   ongoing storms. This should continue to support strong updraft
   development and a subsequent severe weather risk into the early
   evening. Storm longevity is a bit more questionable farther east
   toward the coast where a modified airmass exists behind an inland
   seabreaze front. Cooler temperatures should eventually weaken storms
   near the coast and barrier islands this evening.

   ..Lyons.. 03/28/2021

   ...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov for graphic product...

   ATTN...WFO...AKQ...MHX...RAH...

   LAT...LON   34957702 34977839 35377793 35867746 36257715 36547691
               36997664 37007593 36327566 35737573 35377597 35167633
               35027671 34957702 

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