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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 187
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 187
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   215 PM EDT MON MAY 26 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     MUCH OF MAINE
     NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 215 PM UNTIL
     900 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 115
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 110 MILES NORTH
   NORTHEAST OF BERLIN NEW HAMPSHIRE TO 25 MILES EAST OF BAR HARBOR
   MAINE.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...TSTMS FORMING IN MODERATE TO STRONGLY SHEARED...MODEST
   CAPE ENVIRONMENT MAY PRODUCE SVR HAIL...LOCALLY DMGG WIND...AND
   PERHAPS A BRIEF TORNADO OVER PARTS OF ME AND NRN NH TODAY AS REGION
   IS GLANCED BY SEASONABLY STRONG...SE-MOVING UPR VORT OVER SRN QUE.
   COUPLED WITH STEEPENING LOW-LVL LAPSE RATES AND WEAK LOW-LVL
   CONFLUENCE...50+ KT WNWLY DEEP SHEAR MAY YIELD A FEW
   SUPERCELLS/SUSTAINED STORMS THROUGH EARLY EVE.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 32040.


   ...CORFIDI
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