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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 300
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WW0300 Radar
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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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 300
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   125 PM EDT Wed May 31 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western Connecticut
     Western and Central Massachusetts
     Southwest Maine
     New Hampshire
     Eastern New York
     Vermont

   * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 125 PM
     until 900 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms are forecast to develop over
   central/eastern New York and spread eastward across the watch area
   this afternoon and early evening.  The strongest cells will pose a
   risk of hail and gusty/damaging wind gusts.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
   statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles northeast of
   Newport VT to 45 miles east of Monticello NY. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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.

   &&

   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 400. Mean storm motion vector
   25030.

   ...Hart
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