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Mesoscale Discussion 323
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0323
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0717 PM CDT Wed May 02 2018

   Areas affected...portions of western TX

   Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 64...

   Valid 030017Z - 030145Z

   The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 64
   continues.

   SUMMARY...Isolated strong to severe storms will continue across
   portions of western north Texas into the Rio Grande region this
   evening. Uncertainty exists with regards to additional storm
   development and Severe Thunderstorm Watch 64 continues across the
   region.

   DISCUSSION...Some uncertainty continues with regards to additional
   convective development into the nighttime hours across parts of
   western TX. A line of storms that developed early ahead of the
   dryline will continue to lift east/northeast across north TX while
   isolated cells persist further south toward the Big Bend vicinity.
   Hi-res HRRR guidance continues to insist additional development will
   occur along the retreating dryline. Additionally, guidance continues
   to indicate that storms developing across the Rio Grande in Mexico
   will lift northeast overnight into parts of west TX. A lack of more
   robust storm development along the Sierra del Burro and some modest
   growth of cumulus along the dryline call this scenario into
   question. Given uncertainty, and an environment that will continue
   to support severe storms should they develop, Severe Thunderstorm
   Watch 64 continues.

   ..Leitman.. 05/03/2018

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

   ATTN...WFO...FWD...EWX...SJT...LUB...MAF...

   LAT...LON   33309833 29460025 29410079 29460196 29480283 33360105
               33309833 

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