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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
657 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

MAZ003>005-010>013-026-011200-
NORTHERN WORCESTER-SOUTHERN WORCESTER-NORTHWEST MIDDLESEX
COUNTY-EASTERN HAMPDEN-EASTERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX
COUNTY-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE-WESTERN NORFOLK-
657 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN SOUTHEASTERN HAMPSHIRE...SOUTHWESTERN
NORFOLK...SOUTHEASTERN HAMPDEN...WORCESTER...EASTERN FRANKLIN AND
WESTERN MIDDLESEX COUNTIES...

AT 656 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
BERNARDSTON TO EAST LONGMEADOW...AND WAS MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AS WELL AS LOCALIZED URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE
FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WORCESTER...SPRINGFIELD...FRAMINGHAM...CHICOPEE...LEOMINSTER...
FITCHBURG...MARLBOROUGH...AMHERST...SHREWSBURY...CHELMSFORD...
NATICK...FRANKLIN...MILFORD...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...DEERFIELD...
WESTFORD...ACTON...LUDLOW AND GARDNER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. FOR YOUR
SAFETY...GO INSIDE OR IN A VEHICLE. STAY AWAY FROM OPEN AREAS SUCH AS
BALL FIELDS...GOLF COURSES AND PARKS. WAIT AT LEAST 30 MINUTES AFTER
THE STORMS END TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4270 7141 4203 7139 4205 7255 4273 7260
TIME...MOT...LOC 1056Z 255DEG 43KT 4274 7256 4204 7250

$$

MD


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