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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
* 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).
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 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