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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 516
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
200 PM EDT Wed Jul 17 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southern New York
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 200 PM
until 1000 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Scattered storms will continue to gradually increase in
coverage and intensity through the afternoon. A moderately unstable
environment and moderately strong belt of winds aloft will
contribute to storm organization, including a couple of supercells
and well-organized storm clusters. Damaging winds are the primary
risk as storms spread generally east-southeastward through the
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles west southwest
of Wilkesbarre PA to 5 miles south of New Bedford MA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 515...
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