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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 549
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL9

   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 
     Connecticut
     Northern New Jersey
     Southeast New York
     Rhode Island
     Coastal Waters

   * 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).

   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 65 knots. A few
   cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean storm motion vector
   26035.

   ...Hart
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