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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 301
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
215 PM EDT Wed Jun 1 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
northwestern New Jersey
western and southern New York
western and northern Pennsylvania
northern West Virginia Panhandle
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 215 PM
until 1000 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorm development initiating near and southeast of
Lakes Erie and Ontario will continue to increase in coverage and
intensify this afternoon. Gradually, storms may consolidate into
organizing clusters with increasing potential for damaging wind
gusts while spreading southeastward and southward into this evening.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles north and south of a line from 30 miles north of Akron
OH to 5 miles southeast of Monticello NY. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector