Tornado Watch issued for RI & SE MA

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for all of RI and SE MA until 11pm Tuesday night. 

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 345

   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

   345 PM EDT TUE JUN 23 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 

     EASTERN CONNECTICUT

     MUCH OF MASSACHUSETTS

     FAR SOUTHERN MAINE

     CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE

     RHODE ISLAND

     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 345 PM UNTIL

     1100 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...

     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE

     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND

   INTENSITY ACROSS EASTERN NEW YORK AND ADJACENT WESTERN NEW ENGLAND

   THIS AFTERNOON...AND SHOULD CONTINUE TO INCREASE AS THEY MOVE

   EASTWARD TOWARD THE ATLANTIC SEABOARD.  DAMAGING WINDS AND SOME HAIL

   ARE EXPECTED...ALONG WITH POTENTIAL FOR A COUPLE OF TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE

   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES NORTHEAST OF CONCORD

   NEW HAMPSHIRE TO 10 MILES WEST OF PROVIDENCE RHODE ISLAND.  FOR A

   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE

   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 341...WW 342...WW

   343...WW 344...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL

   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND

   GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500.

   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 27040.