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Tornado Watch 274
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WW0274 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 274
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   140 PM EDT MON JUN 8 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW YORK
     NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
     SOUTHWEST VERMONT

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 140 PM UNTIL
     800 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A FAST-MOVING LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PARTS OF
   CENTRAL/EASTERN NY THIS AFTERNOON...WITH MORE ISOLATED CELLS
   BUILDING NORTHEASTWARD OUT OF PA INTO WATCH AREA.  STRONG LOW/MID
   LEVEL WINDS WILL PROMOTE THE RISK OF LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS IN THE
   MORE INTENSE CELLS...ALONG WITH THE THREAT OF A TORNADO OR TWO.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   GLENS FALLS NEW YORK TO 40 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF MONTICELLO NEW
   YORK.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 26035.


   ...HART
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