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Posted on: June 14, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Severe Thunderstorm Watch . . .

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 269
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1145 AM EDT Mon Jun 14 2021

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Eastern Ohio
Western to central Pennsylvania
Northern West Virginia

* Effective this Monday morning and evening from 1145 AM until
600 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Initial thunderstorm development over northwest
Pennsylvania might intensify in the near-term, but more likely
additional development farther west-southwest should increase in
coverage and intensity later this afternoon.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles west of
Wheeling WV to 15 miles east of State College PA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

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.

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AVIATION...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
29035.

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