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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 176
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
630 PM EDT Wed Jun 13 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Extreme Eastern Ohio
Western and Central Pennsylvania
Northern West Virginia Panhandle
* Effective this Wednesday evening from 630 PM until 1100 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Storms developing along an advancing cold front are
expected to progress eastward this evening posing a threat for
primarily damaging wind gusts and isolated hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north of State
College PA to 40 miles south southeast of Latrobe PA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 175...
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