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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 452
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WW0452 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 452
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   210 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHERN CONNECTICUT
     MASSACHUSETTS
     WESTERN MAINE
     NEW HAMPSHIRE
     EASTERN NEW YORK
     NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND
     SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL VERMONT

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 210 PM UNTIL
     800 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHEAST OF WINDSOR LOCKS CONNECTICUT TO 35 MILES NORTH
   NORTHEAST OF BERLIN NEW HAMPSHIRE.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF
   THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU2).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY
   ACROSS MUCH OF NEW ENGLAND THIS AFTERNOON BENEATH A COOL UPPER LOW. 
   SUFFICIENT VERTICAL SHEAR AND CAPE VALUES OVER 1000 J/KG WILL
   PROMOTE A RISK OF A FEW SEVERE STORMS CAPABLE OF LARGE HAIL AND
   DAMAGING WINDS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 24030.


   ...HART
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