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Tornado Watch in Effect for CT,MA,NJ,NY,PA,VT
WW 313 TORNADO CT MA NJ NY PA VT CW 011730Z - 020200Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 313
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
130 PM EDT FRI JUL 1 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  WESTERN CONNECTICUT
  WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
  NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY
  SOUTHEASTERN AND EAST-CENTRAL NEW YORK
  NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
  SOUTHERN VERMONT
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 130 PM UNTIL
  1000 PM EDT.

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

SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING A FEW SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF
HAIL...DAMAGING WIND...AND COUPLE TORNADOES...EXPECTED TO
FORM/STRENGTHEN AND SPREAD GENERALLY EAST ACROSS EASTERN NY AND NE
PA INTO NRN NJ AND WRN NEW ENGLAND LATER TODAY INTO TONIGHT.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTH OF GLENS FALLS
NEW YORK TO 20 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF NEWARK NEW JERSEY.  FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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.

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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
550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25030.


...CORFIDI

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