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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 312
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 312
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   130 PM EDT Sun Jun 28 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Connecticut
     Massachusetts
     Northern New Jersey
     Southeastern New York
     Extreme northeastern Pennsylvania
     Rhode Island
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 130 PM until
     800 PM EDT.

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

   SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms will persist and spread
   east-southeastward from southeastern New York and northeastern
   Pennsylvania to southern New England through the afternoon.  The
   strongest storms could have some transient supercell structures,
   with multicell clusters the primary storm mode.  Occasional damaging
   gusts and isolated large hail will be the main threats.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles north and south of a line from 30 miles west of
   Monticello NY to 20 miles east northeast of Providence RI. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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.

   &&

   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 500. Mean storm motion vector
   28020.

   ...Thompson
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