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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 6:40 PM Jul. 2, 2022 – National Weather Service
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
419 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN CONNECTICUT THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY

IN NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT

LITCHFIELD

IN MASSACHUSETTS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY

IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

BERKSHIRE

IN NEW YORK THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK

COLUMBIA              DUTCHESS              GREENE
ULSTER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ARLINGTON, ATHENS, BEACON, CAIRO,
CATSKILL, COXSACKIE, DALTON, FLORIDA, HANCOCK, JEFFERSON HEIGHTS,
KINGSTON, NEW LEBANON, NEW PALTZ, NORTH ADAMS, PITTSFIELD,
POUGHKEEPSIE, AND TORRINGTON.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 9:22 PM Jul. 2, 2022 – National Weather Service
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT
FOR CENTRAL LITCHFIELD COUNTY...

At 521 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Cornwall
Bridge, or 11 miles west of Torrington, moving east at 30 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.

Locations impacted include...
Torrington, New Hartford, Litchfield, Northwest Harwinton,
Terryville, Cornwall Bridge, New Hartford Center, Harwinton, Goshen,
Warren, Cornwall, Bantam, West Torrington, Torringford, Haight
Vineyard, Pequabuck, Kelly Corner, West Goshen, Wrightville and East
Litchfield.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
poor drainage flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED;
MAX HAIL SIZE...1.00 IN;
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED;
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH

Special Weather Statement
Issued: 9:00 PM Jul. 2, 2022 – National Weather Service
...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of central Litchfield
and east central Dutchess Counties through 545 PM EDT...

At 458 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Amenia, or 17 miles north of Sherman, moving east at 30 mph.

HAZARD...Winds around 40 mph and pea size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
possible.

Locations impacted include...
Torrington, Thomaston, New Hartford, Amenia, Kent, Sharon,
Litchfield, Northwest Harwinton, Terryville, Cornwall Bridge, New
Hartford Center, Dover Plains, Plymouth, Harwinton, Goshen, Morris,
Warren, Cornwall, Smithfield and Bantam.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead
to localized poor drainage flooding. Do not drive your vehicle
through flooded roadways.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT for
northern Connecticut...and east central New York.

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MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN;
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

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