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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 443
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WW0443 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 443
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   315 PM EDT SUN JUL 19 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK
     NORTHERN AND EASTERN OHIO
     WESTERN AND NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA
     THE NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA PANHANDLE
     LAKE ERIE
     LAKE ONTARIO

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 315 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SEVERAL AREAS OF THUNDERSTORMS...POTENTIALLY INCLUDING A
   FEW SUPERCELLS IN NY AND NRN PA...EXPECTED TO MOVE/DEVELOP GENERALLY
   WEST-TO-EAST ACROSS WATCH AREA THROUGH LATE EVENING. THE STORMS WILL
   BE CAPABLE OF DAMAGING WIND...HAIL...AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO OR TWO
   AS THEY ORGANIZE INTO SHORT LINES AND CLUSTERS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES WEST OF
   MANSFIELD OHIO TO 20 MILES EAST OF UTICA NEW YORK.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 442...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 28030.


   ...CORFIDI
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