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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 192
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
150 PM EDT Sun May 19 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and Eastern New York
Central and Southern Vermont
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 150 PM until
900 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to develop and intensify across
portions of New York this afternoon, spreading eastward across the
watch area. The strongest cells will pose a risk of damaging wind
gusts and large hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles west northwest
of Montpelier VT to 20 miles west southwest of Monticello NY. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector