Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 375
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
135 PM EDT Tue Jul 13 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
western and central New York
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 135 PM until
1100 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...Storms are expected to develop across Pennsylvania and New
York into the afternoon and early evening. The stronger storms will
become capable of producing locally strong to damaging wind gusts
and possibly some hail. A tornado or two also cannot be ruled out.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles east and west of a line from 60 miles north northwest
of Syracuse NY to 25 miles west of Hagerstown MD. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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