Altamont, NY (12009)

12:37 PM EDT on August 04, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 364 ft 42.71 °N, 74.02 °W | Updated 33 minutes ago

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81.3 °F
Feels Like 83 °F
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Waning Gibbous, 76% visible
Pressure 29.84 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4000 ft
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 60%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 7.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KSCH 041355Z 30006KT 10SM FEW040 23/18 A2984

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Pressure 29.84 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4000 ft
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 60%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 7.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KSCH 041355Z 30006KT 10SM FEW040 23/18 A2984

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 12:20 PM EDT on August 04, 2015

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southeastern Albany County in east central New York...
northeastern Greene County in east central New York...
southern Rensselaer County in east central New York...
northeastern Columbia County in east central New York...

* until 1245 PM EDT

* at 1220 PM EDT... a severe thunderstorm was located over Ravena... or
7 miles southwest of East Greenbush... moving east at 50 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs... siding and trees.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near...
East Greenbush and Valatie around 1225 PM EDT.
Nassau around 1230 PM EDT.
Stephentown around 1240 PM EDT.
New Lebanon around 1245 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include East
Chatham... riders... Denault Corners... Braeside... New Lebanon Center...
Dunham Hollow... callanans corners... Coeymans Hollow... Houcks Corners
and mallorys corners.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of natures leading killers. Remember... if you can
hear thunder... you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Please report hail size... damaging winds and reports of trees down to
the National Weather Service by email at alb.Stormreport@noaa.Gov...
on facebook at www.Facebook.Com/nwsalbany or twitter @nwsalbany.

Lat... Lon 4241 7339 4240 7397 4256 7398 4274 7327
time... Mot... loc 1620z 261deg 42kt 4249 7377

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 12:20 PM EDT on August 04, 2015

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Massachusetts
Maine
New Hampshire
eastern New York
Vermont

* effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 1220 PM until
800 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter possible
scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
a tornado or two possible

Summary... severe thunderstorms including multicell and some
supercell storms will continue to increase this afternoon across
eastern New York into much of New England. Severe hail and damaging
winds will be the primary concerns as storms steadily spread
eastward.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles north of
Albany New York to 50 miles northeast of Bangor Maine. 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.


Aviation... a few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft
to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60
knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm
motion vector 27040.


... Guyer