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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 448
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 448
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   515 PM EDT TUE AUG 16 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     UPSTATE NEW YORK
     LAKE ONTARIO

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 515
     PM UNTIL 100 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS MUCH OF UPSTATE NEW
   YORK THIS EVENING...FOCUSED PRIMARILY ALONG A WARM FRONT THAT SHOULD
   ADVANCE SLOWLY NORTHWARD.  WHILE DAMAGING WINDS ARE THE PRIMARY
   THREAT...ISOLATED TORNADOES CAN NOT BE DISCOUNTED.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 70 MILES WEST NORTHWEST
   OF SYRACUSE NEW YORK TO 25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GLENS FALLS NEW
   YORK.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 447...

   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 25035.


   ...DARROW
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