SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 505



WW 505 SEVERE TSTM NY VT 112140Z – 120400Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 505
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
540 PM EDT Thu Jul 11 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Northeast New York
  Northwest Vermont

* Effective this Thursday afternoon from 540 PM until Midnight
  EDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorm activity will spread across the
watch area this afternoon and early evening, posing a risk of
locally damaging wind gusts and some hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles east northeast
of Massena NY to 35 miles south southeast of Saranac Lake NY. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

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.

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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 500. Mean storm motion vector
27020.

...Hart

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