Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 432
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
220 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  WESTERN CONNECTICUT
  WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
  MAINE
  NEW HAMPSHIRE
  EASTERN NEW YORK
  NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
  VERMONT

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 220 PM
  UNTIL 1000 PM EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST OF
MONTICELLO NEW YORK TO 15 MILES WEST OF HOULTON MAINE.  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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 431...

DISCUSSION...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO INTENSIFY OVER
THE WATCH AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.  A HOT/HUMID
AIR MASS COUPLED WITH SLOWLY STRENGTHENING WINDS ALOFT WILL PROMOTE
SCATTERED STRONG/SEVERE STORMS CAPABLE OF DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND
SOME HAIL.

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 25025.


...HART



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