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Mesoscale Discussion 127
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0127
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0308 PM CST TUE FEB 23 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF SERN LA/MS

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 19...20...

   VALID 232108Z - 232245Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 19...20...CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THROUGH AROUND 2230Z...THE GREATEST TORNADO POTENTIAL WILL
   EXIST S OF A LINE EXTENDING FROM JUST NORTH OF GULFPORT MS TO SE OF
   BATON ROUGE. SIGNIFICANT TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

   DISCUSSION...VIS IMAGERY INDICATES CONVECTION BECOMING INCREASINGLY
   ROBUST INVOF THE SRN FLANK OF A PRECIP SHIELD COVERING PORTIONS OF
   SRN MS AND SERN LA. SEMI-DISCRETE SUPERCELLS AND SUPERCELL CLUSTERS
   EVOLVING ALONG A CORRIDOR OF LOW-LEVEL CONFLUENCE WILL LIKELY AFFECT
   THE MCD AREA IN THE SHORT-TERM. A SUBSTANTIAL INCREASE IN LOW-LEVEL
   SRH HAS BEEN NOTED BY THE LIX VWP DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS...WITH
   0-1-KM SRH NOW OVER 500 M2/S2 AND AMPLE LOW-LEVEL HODOGRAPH
   CURVATURE. WITH A CONTINUOUS FEED OF UPPER 60S SFC DEWPOINTS FROM
   THE GULF...MLCAPE AROUND 500-1250 J/KG WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT
   ROBUST ROTATING UPDRAFTS WITH THE RISK FOR TORNADOES. THE POTENTIAL
   FOR SIGNIFICANT TORNADOES WILL ALSO EXIST...ESPECIALLY IN
   PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION TORNADO WATCH 20.

   ..COHEN.. 02/23/2016


   ATTN...WFO...MOB...LIX...

   LAT...LON   29299107 30229074 30738939 30338849 29348868 28968951
               28919067 29299107 

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