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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 386
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   SEL6
   0-CWZ000-030100-

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 386
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   125 PM EDT WED JUL 2 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CONNECTICUT
     DELAWARE
     MASSACHUSETTS
     EASTERN MARYLAND
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE
     NEW HAMPSHIRE
     NEW JERSEY
     SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK
     EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
     RHODE ISLAND
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 125 PM
     UNTIL 900 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH 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 50 MILES NORTH OF
   AUGUSTA MAINE TO 25 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF DOVER DELAWARE.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 384...WW 385...

   DISCUSSION...TSTMS NOW OVER THE POCONOS AND CATSKILLS...AND THOSE
   JUST FORMING OVER THE BERKSHIRE AND GREEN MTNS OF MA/VT...EXPECTED
   TO MOVE/DEVELOP GENERALLY ENE THROUGH EARLY TNGT. WITH AMPLE DEEP
   SHEAR/BUOYANCY IN PLACE FOR SUSTAINED ACTIVITY AND POSSIBLY A FEW
   SUPERCELLS...POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR DMGG WIND...HAIL...AND PERHAPS
   A TORNADO OR TWO. DEVELOPMENT WILL BE FOSTERED BOTH BY CONTINUED
   DIURNAL DESTABILIZATION...AND BY ASCENT ASSOCIATED WITH NNE-SHEARING
   UPR IMPULSE NOW OVER CNTRL PA/NY.

   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 550. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 24030.


   ...CORFIDI
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