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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 97
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1230 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southeast New York
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 1230 PM
until 600 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Fast-moving thunderstorms will continue to develop and
spread east-northeastward across the region this afternoon with
damaging winds and some hail as the primary concerns.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north northeast
of Westfield MA to 30 miles south southeast of Patuxent River MD.
For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
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 400. Mean storm motion vector