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Tornado Watch 278
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WW0278 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 278
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   410 PM EDT MON JUN 8 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
     EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 410 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM EDT.

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

   SUMMARY...A COUPLE OF LONGER-LIVED SUPERCELL STORMS OVER CENTRAL PA
   WILL TRACK ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS AFTERNOON.  LOW LEVEL SHEAR IS
   SUFFICIENT FOR SOME TORNADO RISK...ALTHOUGH THE MAIN THREAT IS
   PROBABLY DAMAGING WINDS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 30 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 70 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   ALLENTOWN PENNSYLVANIA TO 30 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF ALLENTOWN
   PENNSYLVANIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 274...WW 275...WW
   276...WW 277...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 26030.


   ...HART
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