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Mesoscale Discussion 519
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0519
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0202 AM CDT Tue May 04 2021

   Areas affected...central and northeastern Arkansas and into
   southeastern Missouri

   Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 137...

   Valid 040702Z - 040830Z

   The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 137

   SUMMARY...Strong/locally severe storms continue to advance across
   northeastern and central Arkansas, where damaging winds continue to
   pose severe risk.

   DISCUSSION...Latest radar loop continues to show a fairly
   well-organized bowing cluster of storms moving across northeastern
   Arkansas and adjacent southeastern Missouri, with vigorous storms
   developing eastward toward the Mississippi Valley just ahead of the
   bow in a wing of warm advection.

   Meanwhile, a second/organized cluster of storms is ongoing just to
   the southwest, which will move northeastward across central Arkansas
   at around 45 kt over the next 1 to 2 hours.  These storms are most
   intense in the vicinity of a west-to-east outflow boundary laid out
   by the bowing cluster to the north, that has sagged southward into
   the Little Rock area.  A 62 kt gust has recently been reported near
   Hot Springs with this cluster, and expect strong/possibly damaging
   winds will affect the Little Rock metro area beginning within the
   next half hour or so.

   ..Goss.. 05/04/2021

   ...Please see for graphic product...


   LAT...LON   37079136 35899136 35449173 35189318 34069319 34109245
               34579099 36859018 37079136 

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