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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 384
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WW0384 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 384
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1115 AM EDT WED JUL 2 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT
     FAR WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW YORK
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
     VERMONT

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1115 AM UNTIL
     700 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF NEWPORT VERMONT TO 40 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   ALTOONA PENNSYLVANIA.  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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...NUMEROUS TSTMS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY DMGG
   WIND...HAIL...AND POSSIBLY AN TORNADO ARE EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF
   PA/NY AND ADJACENT NEW ENGLAND THIS AFTN IN ZONE OF STRONG SFC-BASED
   INSTABILITY AND MODERATE...WSWLY DEEP SHEAR ON SERN FLANK OF HUDSON
   BAY UPR LOW. DEVELOPMENT MAY BE ASSISTED BY UPR IMPULSE NOW SHEARING
   NNEWD FROM WV/WRN PA.

   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 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 24030.


   ...CORFIDI
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