SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 690



WW 690 SEVERE TSTM NY PA 312215Z – 010600Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 690
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
615 PM EDT Thu Oct 31 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Central and Eastern New York
  Northeast Pennsylvania

* Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 615 PM
  until 200 AM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 75 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Low-topped convection including a few thunderstorms will
continue to intensify and rapidly accelerate northeastward across
the region this evening. Damaging winds will be the primary risk,
with a brief tornado or two possible as well.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles west southwest
of Monticello NY to 30 miles northwest of Glens Falls NY. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

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 686...WW 687...WW
688...WW 689...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
22045.

...Guyer

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