SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 561



WW 561 SEVERE TSTM CT DE MA MD NH NJ NY PA VT CW 071810Z – 080100Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 561
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
210 PM EDT Wed Aug 7 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Connecticut
  Delaware
  much of Massachusetts
  eastern Maryland
  southern New Hampshire
  New Jersey
  southeastern New York
  eastern Pennsylvania
  southern Vermont
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 210 PM
  until 900 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Strong/locally severe storms will continue to
develop/shift eastward this afternoon, with locally damaging winds
and hail expected.  Threat will diminish gradually through early
evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north northeast
of Albany NY to 25 miles west of Philadelphia PA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 559...WW 560...

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
27035.

...Goss

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