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Mesoscale Discussion 185
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0185
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0900 AM CST TUE MAR 08 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...CENTRAL AND NORTH TX

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 36...37...

   VALID 081500Z - 081630Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 36...37...CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...LINES/CLUSTERS OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
   AFFECT CENTRAL AND NORTH TX THIS MORNING...WITH RISKS OF DAMAGING
   WINDS AND A FEW TORNADOES.

   DISCUSSION...RADAR LOOP SHOWS A BOWING LINE SEGMENT WITH EMBEDDED
   CIRCULATIONS AFFECTING NORTH TX.  THESE STORMS ARE MOVING NORTHEAST
   AT 35-40 KT...AND WILL LIKELY POSE A RISK OF LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS
   FOR ANOTHER FEW HOURS.  ACTIVITY MAY BEGIN TO THREATEN AREAS TO THE
   EAST OF WW 36 BEFORE 17Z...WHERE A NEW WATCH WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR
   PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST TX/NORTHWEST LA/SOUTHWEST AR.

   FARTHER SOUTH...A CLUSTER OF INTENSE/SUPERCELL STORMS IS AFFECTING
   CORYELL/LAMPASAS/BURNET/WILLIAMSON COUNTIES OF CENTRAL TX.  THE
   NORTHERN STORM IN THIS CLUSTER HAS A LONG-LIVED AND PERSISTENT
   MESOCYCLONE.  STRONG LOW LEVEL AND DEEP LAYER VERTICAL SHEAR...ALONG
   WITH AMPLE LOW LEVEL MOISTURE...WILL MAINTAIN A RISK OF SUPERCELL
   STORM STRUCTURES FOR ANOTHER SEVERAL HOURS OVER PARTS OF WW 37. 
   ISOLATED TORNADOES AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS.

   ..HART.. 03/08/2016


   ATTN...WFO...SHV...TSA...HGX...FWD...OUN...EWX...SJT...

   LAT...LON   30489832 31229855 31729831 32159769 32609736 32979756
               33299751 33599746 33889764 34199743 34299656 33809546
               32869530 31269558 30069702 29729818 30489832 

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