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Mesoscale Discussion 541
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0541
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0738 PM CDT Tue May 04 2021

   Areas affected...Portions of southeastern AL into western GA

   Concerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 151...

   Valid 050038Z - 050215Z

   The severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 151
   continues.

   SUMMARY...Strong to severe/damaging wind gusts will remain the
   primary severe threat with a line of storms moving eastward this
   evening.

   DISCUSSION...Radar imagery from KMXX and KEOX show enhanced
   low-level velocities associated with a QLCS moving across parts of
   southeastern AL into western GA. Scattered strong to damaging winds
   around 60 mph should continue to be the main severe threat in the
   short term with the northern segment of this line, which remains
   oriented more orthogonal to the west-southwesterly deep-layer flow.
   With the loss of daytime heating, the airmass downstream of this
   ongoing activity should gradually become less unstable. As a result,
   most short-term guidance suggests that a slow reduction in the
   overall intensity of the line should occur later this evening.

   ..Gleason.. 05/05/2021

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

   ATTN...WFO...FFC...TAE...BMX...MOB...

   LAT...LON   31638639 31978584 32328543 32638526 32998518 33108460
               32868392 32588353 31788362 31308403 31068451 31028547
               31068611 31358642 31638639 

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