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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 235
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 235
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   255 PM EDT Fri May 29 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Far northeast New York
     Vermont

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 255 PM until
     900 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A supercell or two embedded within multiple clusters may
   progress across the Champlain Valley and parts of Vermont through
   mid-evening. Locally damaging winds should be the main hazard.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles northeast of
   Burlington VT to 60 miles southwest of Montpelier VT. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 234...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
   22030.

   ...Grams
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