Archive for July 4th, 2012

Imminent: Severe TStorms for Windsor County

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
VTC021-027-050200-
/O.NEW.KBTV.SV.W.0055.120705T0104Z-120705T0200Z/

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
904 PM EDT WED JUL 4 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WINDSOR COUNTY IN SOUTHERN VERMONT…
RUTLAND COUNTY IN SOUTHERN VERMONT…

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT.

* AT 900 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ONE INCH DIAMETER
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE SEVERE STORMS
EXTENDED FROM BARNARD TO WHITEHALL…AND WERE MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO…
WOODSTOCK…QUECHEE…SOUTH WOODSTOCK…HARTLAND…WINDSOR…
READING…WILGUS STATE PARK…NORTH SPRINGFIELD…SPRINGFIELD…
CHESTER…

THIS LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS ALSO PRODUCING DEADLY CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING.

WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY…PLEASE REPORT DAMAGING WINDS OR HAIL TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE…1 800 8 6 3 4 2 7
9…OR BY SUBMITTING A STORM REPORT AT WEATHER.GOV/BURLINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE IS EXPECTED WITH THIS LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS MAY KNOCK DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES AND DAMAGE
BUILDINGS. TAKE COVER NOW.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT THURSDAY
MORNING FOR NORTHERN NEW YORK AND WESTERN VERMONT.