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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 344
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WW0344 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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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 344
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   335 PM EDT TUE JUN 23 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN AND WESTERN CONNECTICUT
     WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
     NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY
     EASTERN NEW YORK
     MUCH OF VERMONT
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 335 PM UNTIL
     900 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...STRONG/SEVERE STORMS CONTINUE TO INCREASE ACROSS EASTERN
   NEW YORK AND ADJACENT WESTERN NEW ENGLAND THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
   ADDITIONAL INCREASES EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. 
   DAMAGING WINDS WILL LIKELY BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE RISK WITH THESE
   STORMS...ALONG WITH HAIL AND THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ISOLATED TORNADO.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   BURLINGTON VERMONT TO 10 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF NEW YORK CITY
   NEW YORK.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 341...WW 342...WW 343...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 24040.


   ...GOSS
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