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Tornado Watch 94
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 94
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   105 PM EDT Tue May 15 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Western Connecticut
     Western Massachusetts
     Southern and eastern New York
     Northeast Pennsylvania
     Southern Vermont

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 105 PM until
     800 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Widespread damaging winds expected with isolated significant
       gusts to 80 mph likely
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 2.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A line of severe storms will progress rapidly east from
   central Pennsylvania with additional cells developing ahead of it
   across the Hudson Valley vicinity. This activity will pose a risk
   for a few tornadoes along with widespread damaging winds.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 30 miles south of Binghamton NY to 20
   miles east northeast of Pittsfield MA. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU4).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
   tornadoes and 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 93...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 26045.

   ...Grams
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