Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
246 PM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

MAZ006-007-013>015-161945-
SUFFOLK-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX-WESTERN NORFOLK-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN
ESSEX-
246 PM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

...AN UPDATE ON THE LINE OF HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS PUSHING
THROUGH SUFFOLK...SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX...NORTHWESTERN NORFOLK...AND
ESSEX COUNTIES...

AT 244 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM ROWLEY TO ARLINGTON TO
DOVER...AND WAS MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

IN ADDITION TO THE HEAVY RAIN WITH ESTIMATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP
TO AROUND 2-INCHES AN HOUR...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED
WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BOSTON...CAMBRIDGE...LYNN...NEWTON...SOMERVILLE...WALTHAM...MALDEN...
BROOKLINE...MEDFORD...REVERE...PEABODY...ARLINGTON...EVERETT...
SALEM...BEVERLY...WOBURN...CHELSEA...NATICK...WATERTOWN AND NEEDHAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GET INDOORS WHEN THESE STORMS APPROACH. WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO
PRODUCE MINOR DAMAGE...SUCH AS DOWNED BRANCHES.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WAS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MINOR URBAN AND
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADS!

&&

LAT...LON 4265 7074 4266 7059 4254 7090 4253 7090
      4254 7087 4252 7089 4251 7082 4242 7099
      4233 7096 4239 7107 4236 7103 4232 7099
      4214 7142 4275 7088 4278 7081
TIME...MOT...LOC 1844Z 238DEG 13KT 4272 7087 4241 7114 4224 7130

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