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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 57
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1110 AM EDT Fri Mar 26 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Upstate New York
Much of Vermont
* Effective this Friday morning and afternoon from 1110 AM until
400 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Short bands of fast-moving thunderstorms are expected to
move across upstate New York and into Vermont through the afternoon,
with the potential to produce damaging winds.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north northeast
of Saranac Lake NY to 20 miles south southwest of Glens Falls NY.
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
0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean storm motion vector