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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 31
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WW0031 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL1

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 31
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1145 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHERN AND EASTERN CONNECTICUT
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS
     EASTERN NEW YORK
     SOUTHERN VERMONT

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 1145
     PM UNTIL 400 AM EST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...CLUSTERS AND SMALL LINES OF THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH
   COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...EXPECTED TO SPREAD SLOWLY EAST
   ACROSS WATCH AREA THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY...WHILE INDIVIDUAL STORMS
   RACE NORTHWARD AT MORE THAN 60 MPH.CLUSTERS AND SMALL LINES OF
   THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH
   COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...EXPECTED TO SPREAD SLOWLY EAST
   ACROSS WATCH AREA THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY...WHILE INDIVIDUAL STORMS
   RACE NORTHWARD AT MORE THAN 60 MPH.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 5 MILES WEST NORTHWEST
   OF KEENE NEW HAMPSHIRE TO 30 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF WINDSOR
   LOCKS CONNECTICUT.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
   FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
   AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
   THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
   AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
   DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 30...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 0.5 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 350. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 21060.


   ...CORFIDI
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