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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 549
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1225 PM EST Sat Nov 13 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northern New Jersey
Southeast New York
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 1225 PM
until 700 PM EST.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...An intensifying line of thunderstorms over northern New
Jersey will track eastward across the watch area this afternoon,
posing a risk of damaging wind gusts and isolated hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles west northwest
of Newark NJ to 25 miles southeast of Providence RI. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
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 65 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean storm motion vector