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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 198
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 198
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   200 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western Connecticut
     Western and Central Massachusetts
     Central and Western Maine
     New Hampshire
     Southeast New York
     Central and Southern Vermont
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 200 PM until
     900 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A few strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to track
   across the watch area through the afternoon and early evening,
   posing a risk of locally damaging wind gusts.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
   statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles northwest of
   Bangor ME to 15 miles southwest of Windsor Locks CT. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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
   tornadoes.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 196...WW 197...

   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 450. Mean storm motion vector
   26030.

   ...Hart
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