407  
ACUS03 KWNS 150721  
SWODY3  
SPC AC 150720  
 
DAY 3 CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK  
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK  
0120 AM CST TUE JAN 15 2019  
 
VALID 171200Z - 181200Z  
   
..NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AREAS FORECAST
 
 
   
..SUMMARY
 
 
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF CALIFORNIA INTO THE  
GREAT BASIN ON THURSDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS UNLIKELY.  
   
..SYNOPSIS AND DISCUSSION
 
 
A SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS CA AND INTO THE  
GREAT BASIN WITH SUBSTANTIAL COOLING ALOFT AND LIFT, AS WELL AS  
STRONG WIND PROFILES. INSTABILITY WILL BE WEAK ACROSS THE REGION,  
BUT STRONG LIFT AND STEEPENING LAPSE RATES ALOFT WILL LIKELY RESULT  
IN SPORADIC LIGHTNING STRIKES FROM CA ACROSS NV AND PERHAPS INTO  
WESTERN UT. LIFT WILL BE MAXIMIZED THURSDAY MORNING ACROSS THE  
SIERRA WITH STRONG UPSLOPE FLOW, AND WILL PROGRESS EAST ACROSS THE  
GREAT BASIN IN ASSOCIATION WITH A COLD FRONT. A FEW STRONG WIND  
GUSTS MAY OCCUR WITH PRECIPITATION ALONG THE FRONT, BUT SEVERE  
WEATHER IS UNLIKELY.  
 
..JEWELL.. 01/15/2019  
 

 
 
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