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Mesoscale Discussion 168
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0168
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0708 PM CST TUE MAR 01 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...E-CNTRL AL...NRN/CNTRL GA

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 34...

   VALID 020108Z - 020215Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 34
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...A QLCS FROM NW GA TO CNTRL AL SHOULD CONTINUE TO POSE A
   RISK FOR MAINLY SPORADIC DAMAGING WINDS AS THE LINE SHIFTS EAST
   ACROSS NRN/CNTRL GA.

   DISCUSSION...A QLCS EXTENDED FROM THE WRN PORTIONS OF THE ATLANTA
   METRO AREA SWWD TO CNTRL AL AS OF 01Z. BRIEF MESOVORTICES HAVE
   OCCURRED ALONG THE LINE SUPPORTED BY ENLARGED LOW-LEVEL HODOGRAPHS
   SAMPLED IN 00Z BMX/FFC RAOBS. WHILE A DEARTH OF BUOYANCY WAS ALSO
   REFLECTED IN THESE RAOBS...ANY APPRECIABLE BRIEF TORNADO RISK SHOULD
   REQUIRE MIDDLE 50S SURFACE DEW POINTS...THE ERN EXTENT OF WHICH MAY
   REMAIN CONFINED TO W-CNTRL GA. FARTHER E...A COMPARATIVELY DRIER
   BOUNDARY LAYER SHOULD SUPPORT A PREDOMINANT DAMAGING WIND RISK
   MAINLY ACROSS PARTS OF NRN/CNTRL GA INTO LATE EVENING.

   ..GRAMS.. 03/02/2016


   ATTN...WFO...CAE...GSP...FFC...BMX...

   LAT...LON   34058451 34138365 34138296 34078257 33938232 33698234
               33318269 32438418 32508492 32618557 32878580 33148581
               33438534 33708464 34058451 

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