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Offline ocala

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Damn, here we go again.
« on: March 01, 2007, 07:06:32 PM »
Enterprise Alabama. 13 dead from todays tornados. It actually hit Enterprise High School. This isn't good. Supposed to get worse through this evening. :(


Mesoscale Discussion 0246
Nws Storm Prediction Center Norman Ok
0522 Pm Cst Thu Mar 01 2007

Areas Affected...sern Ms / Al / Ga

Concerning...tornado Watch 44...46...

Valid 012322z - 020045z

Potential For Significant Tornadoes Is Expected To Continue Across
The Region This Evening...namely Across Cntrl/srn Portions Of Al/ga
And The Fl Pnhdl. Continue Ww/s.

23z Mesoanalysis Indicated Pacific Cold Front /delineating Wrn Edge
Of Synoptic System Warm Sector/ From Msl Swwd To Pib.
Effective...composite Outflow Boundary Has Become Established Today
In More Of An W-e Fashion From Intersection With Pacific Front Ne Of
Mei Esewd Through Mgm To Near Csg To Ays. Air Mass Along And S Of
This Boundary Remains Slightly To Moderately Unstable /mlcapes Of
500-1000 J Per Kg/ Owing To Dewpoints In The Mid/upper 60s And
Temperatures In The Low/mid 70s. To The N Of This Baroclinic
Zone...persistent And More Widespread Convection Has Limited Heating
And Resultant Destabilization With Temperatures Commonly In The
60s.

Broad Zone Of Low-level Waa In Advance Of Pacific Front And
Associated Upper Trough Will Likely Maintain Clusters Of Tstms
Within This Zone Of Stronger Instability To The S Of Composite
Outflow Boundary. Regional Vwps Indicate Vertical Shear Quite
Favorable For Supercells Capable Of Tornadoes With 0-1 Km Srh Of
300-400 M2/s2 And Effective Bulk Shears Of 55-70 Kt.

To The N Of Outflow Boundary Across Nrn Portions Of
Al/ga...supercell/tornado Threat Still Exists...however This Threat
Appears To Be Less Than That Within More Unstable Warm Sector To The
S.

..mead.. 03/01/2007


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Re: Damn, here we go again.
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2007, 07:28:00 PM »
Update. 18 confirmed with 15 related directly to the school.

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Re: Damn, here we go again.
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2007, 07:58:55 PM »
Just saw that on Fox News.   :(

We had a fair bit of mainly cloud to cloud lightning this morning here around 8:00am our time.  My wind gusts only show 25mph peak but I was out on a customer's farm this afternoon West of town and I'd of guessed it to have been gusting 35mph+ during one of the passing rain bands.
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