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Mesoscale Discussion 335
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0335
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0420 AM CDT Sun Apr 14 2019

   Areas affected...portions of Alabama...middle/southeastern
   Tennessee...and northwestern Georgia

   Concerning...Tornado Watch 57...

   Valid 140920Z - 141115Z

   The severe weather threat for Tornado Watch 57 continues.

   SUMMARY...The threat for tornadoes and wind damage continues for WW
   57.  A new tornado watch may eventually be needed downstream after
   1030-1100Z.

   DISCUSSION...A broken band of convection continues near the I-65
   corridor from middle Tennessee into central Alabama currently.  A
   few of these storms have exhibited signatures consistent with brief
   tornadoes - most recently in Shelby County near BMX.  These storms
   continue in a strongly sheared, yet weakly unstable environment,
   with enough instability present to maintain the severe threat
   through the eastern extent of WW 57.  An estimated 230/45 storm
   motion should take these storms toward the eastern end of the WW
   around 11Z or so, and a downstream tornado watch issuance will
   probably be needed.

   ..Cook.. 04/14/2019

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

   ATTN...WFO...MRX...FFC...OHX...BMX...HUN...

   LAT...LON   35748669 35858613 35858557 35488493 34828469 33848464
               33218476 32718514 32468573 32358641 32488687 32848711
               33388717 34178708 34998694 35448693 35748669 

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