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Mesoscale Discussion 543
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   Mesoscale Discussion 0543
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0154 PM CDT Sat Apr 27 2024

   Areas affected...Northeast OK and southeast KS

   Concerning...Tornado Watch 145...146...

   Valid 271854Z - 272030Z

   The severe weather threat for Tornado Watch 145, 146 continues.

   SUMMARY...As severe storms in north-central Oklahoma and
   south-central Kansas spread east late this afternoon, an additional
   tornado watch will likely be needed.

   DISCUSSION...The airmass ahead of severe storms in south-central KS
   and north-central OK continues to destabilize as surface temps have
   warmed in the upper 70s to low 80s across most of eastern OK into
   far southeast KS. While low-level shear within this part of the
   warm-moist sector is relatively modest per INX VWP data, it will
   strengthen based on upstream TLX data. A mix of discrete and
   semi-discrete supercells occasionally embedded within clusters
   should spread east-northeast through late afternoon. As this occurs,
   all severe hazards will be possible, some of which may be

   ..Grams.. 04/27/2024

   ...Please see for graphic product...


   LAT...LON   37789675 37989586 38109524 38159465 37499454 36419461
               35639585 35269698 36329742 37079752 37789675 

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