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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 30
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 30
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   740 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT
     NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY
     SOUTHERN NEW YORK
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 740 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM EST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH COULD CONTAIN
   DAMAGING SURFACE WINDS AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO...WILL MOVE FROM WEST
   TO EAST ACROSS NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...THE NYC AREA...AND PARTS OF
   CONNECTICUT LATER TONIGHT.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES EAST OF
   POUGHKEEPSIE NEW YORK TO 35 MILES SOUTH OF ISLIP NEW YORK.  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 27...WW 28...WW 29...

   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 21050.


   ...CORFIDI
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