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Mesoscale Discussion 221
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0221
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1015 PM CDT FRI MAR 28 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...LA...MS

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 41...

   VALID 290315Z - 290515Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 41 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...A MAINLY DAMAGING WIND THREAT PERSISTS ACROSS THE TORNADO
   WATCH...WITH A LESS THREAT OF TORNADOES AND LARGE HAIL.

   DISCUSSION...TWO DISTINCT LINES OF STORMS CURRENTLY EXIST BUT WILL
   CONTINUE TO MERGE WITH TIME AS THEY CROSS THE MS RIVER. GIVEN THE
   LINEAR STORM MODE...THE MOST LIKELY SEVERE THREAT IS DAMAGING WINDS.
   HOWEVER...SOME OF THE CORES ACROSS NWRN MS LIKELY CONTAIN HAIL. 

   TORNADO POTENTIAL APPEARS TO BE DECREASING ACROSS THE WATCH AS THE
   LINE CONTINUES TO OVERTURN THE MOST UNSTABLE AIR. FARTHER E INTO
   CNTRL AND ERN MS...THE AIR MASS IS LESS UNSTABLE...WITH BOUNDARY
   LAYER DEWPOINTS ONLY IN THE UPPER 50S F. THE BEST WINDOW FOR AN
   ISOLATED TORNADO WOULD THUS APPEAR TO BE ACROSS SRN LA WHERE
   DEWPOINTS ARE NEAR 70 F.

   ..JEWELL.. 03/29/2014


   ATTN...WFO...MEG...JAN...LIX...LCH...SHV...

   LAT...LON   29979337 30949219 31379194 32129208 32399191 32519140
               32599110 33499079 33949028 34258846 33968823 32318931
               29979073 29219134 29279235 29439300 29589325 29979337 

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