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Posted on: July 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Severe Thunderstorm Watch . . .

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 351
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
210 PM EDT Thu Jul 8 2021

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northern and central New Jersey
Southeast New York
Eastern Pennsylvania
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 210 PM until
900 PM EDT.

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

SUMMARY...Scattered severe thunderstorms including a few supercells
should continue to develop and spread east-northeastward across the
region, particularly in vicinity of an effective boundary. Damaging
winds and severe hail are the primary concerns, although a tornado
cannot be ruled out.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 30 miles west southwest
of Allentown PA to 15 miles north northeast of Groton CT. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).


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



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

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