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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 388
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
120 PM EDT Sat Jul 1 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western and central Massachusetts
Southern and central New Hampshire
Central and eastern New York
Southern and central Vermont
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 120 PM until
900 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Storms will increase in coverage and intensity this
afternoon with scattered swaths of damaging winds the most likely
hazard. A tornado or two is possible, particularly from the northern
Hudson Valley across parts of southern Vermont and New Hampshire.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles north of Lebanon
NH to 25 miles southwest of Monticello NY. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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
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 500. Mean storm motion vector