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Mesoscale Discussion 1371
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   Mesoscale Discussion 1371
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1223 PM CDT Sat Aug 01 2020

   Areas affected...portions of North and South Carolina

   Concerning...Severe potential...Watch unlikely 

   Valid 011723Z - 011930Z

   Probability of Watch Issuance...5 percent

   SUMMARY...Deep convection has developed in earnest across portions
   of the discussion area, though the isolated nature of any
   severe-wind threat should preclude the need for a WW issuance.

   DISCUSSION...A strongly buoyant airmass has support scattered
   thunderstorm development across portions of the discussion area over
   the past hour or so.  These storms are in a weakly sheared
   environment, with meager southwesterly flow barely exceeding 20
   knots through most of the profile.  Weak/subtle convergence, weak
   inhibition, and nearly 4000 J/kg MUCAPE was contributing to the
   convective development, which may result in a few localized areas of
   damaging winds over the course of the afternoon.  The severe threat
   will remain relatively isolated however, precluding a WW issuance.

   ..Cook.. 08/01/2020

   ...Please see for graphic product...


   LAT...LON   33928195 34798113 35697996 36257834 36187702 35457613
               34667658 33717802 32807953 32308085 32788169 33578203

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