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Tornado Watch Just Issued for Parts of Our Area

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Tornado Watch Number 410

NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK

310 PM EDT Sun Aug 2 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 

  Central and western Connecticut

  Western Massachusetts

  Extreme northern New Jersey

  Eastern New York

  Extreme northeast Pennsylvania

  Western Vermont

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 310 PM until

  1000 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include…

  A few tornadoes possible

  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across the

watch area the remainder of this afternoon and early evening.  A few

tornadoes will be possible along with damaging straight-line winds

and isolated large hail.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles

east and west of a line from 35 miles north northwest of Saranac

Lake NY to 25 miles south of Poughkeepsie NY. For a complete

depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update

(WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

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.

&&

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 24030.

…Bunting

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122 

WWUS40 KWNS 021908

WWP0  

TORNADO WATCH PROBABILITIES FOR WT 0410

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

0204 PM CDT SUN AUG 02 2020

WT 0410

PROBABILITY TABLE:

PROB OF 2 OR MORE TORNADOES                        :  50%

PROB OF 1 OR MORE STRONG /EF2-EF5/ TORNADOES       :  20%

PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE WIND EVENTS              :  40%

PROB OF 1 OR MORE WIND EVENTS >= 65 KNOTS          :  20%

PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE HAIL EVENTS              :  20%

PROB OF 1 OR MORE HAIL EVENTS >= 2 INCHES          :  10%

PROB OF 6 OR MORE COMBINED SEVERE HAIL/WIND EVENTS :  60%

&&

ATTRIBUTE TABLE:

MAX HAIL /INCHES/                            : 1.5

MAX WIND GUSTS SURFACE /KNOTS/               : 60

MAX TOPS /X 100 FEET/                        : 500

MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR /DEGREES AND KNOTS/ : 24030

PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION             : NO

&&

FOR A COMPLETE GEOGRAPHICAL DEPICTION OF THE WATCH AND

WATCH EXPIRATION INFORMATION SEE WOUS64 FOR WOU0.

$$

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2020-08-02 15:29:00


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