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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 412
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
155 PM EDT Thu Jul 13 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northern New Jersey
Southern New York
* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 155 PM until
900 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Scattered severe thunderstorms will spread across the
lower Hudson Valley into southern New England, including adjacent
Long Island and portions of northern New Jersey this
afternoon/evening. Damaging winds are the primary severe risk.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles either side of a line from 40 miles west of
Poughkeepsie NY to 25 miles northeast of Groton CT. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector