Tornado Watch #NYwx

A tornado watch has been issued in New York until 11 PM EDT.

tornado watch

Threats:

  • Hail- Moderate
  • Severe Wind: High
  • Tornadoes: Moderate

Probilties:

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NWS Text:

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 292
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   305 PM EDT FRI JUN 12 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW YORK

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 305 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM EDT.

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

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS NOW FORMING OVER THE FINGER LAKES
   REGION AND MOHAWK VALLEY EXPECTED TO MOVE / DEVELOP EAST INTO THE
   HUDSON VALLEY THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT...WHILE A SEPARATE LINE OF
   STORMS DEVELOPS AND MOVES EAST ACROSS THE WATCH AREA WESTERN NEW
   YORK. SOME POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR A COUPLE TORNADOES...IN ADDITION
   TO DAMAGING WIND AND HAIL.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 95 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
   BINGHAMTON NEW YORK TO 50 MILES NORTHWEST OF GLENS FALLS NEW
   YORK.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 290...WW 291...

   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 28035.

 

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