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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 227
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1245 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Eastern New York
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 1245 PM until
800 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Initial discrete cells should eventually consolidate
and/or be absorbed into line segments spreading northeast from
central New York and northeast Pennsylvania.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles north northwest
of Burlington VT to 10 miles south of Poughkeepsie 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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 225...WW 226...
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