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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Taunton MA
1240 AM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

MAZ004>007-014-026-230515-
Northwest Middlesex County MA-Eastern Essex MA-
Central Middlesex County MA-Western Essex MA-Northern Worcester MA-
Southeast Middlesex MA-
1240 AM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...Torrential Rainfall Affecting east central Worcester...
northwestern Essex and northeastern Middlesex Counties ...

At 1240 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Pelham to Harvard. Movement was east at 55 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will accompany with these storms along
with torrential rainfall.

Locations impacted include...
Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, Methuen, Billerica, Woburn, Chelmsford,
Andover, Lexington, Dracut, Tewksbury, North Andover, Reading,
Burlington, Wilmington, Westford, Acton, Concord, Newburyport and
Amesbury.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Get indoors when these storms approach. Winds may be strong enough to
produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches.

Do not drive through flooded roads or underpasses. Avoid low lying
areas near small streams.

&&

LAT...LON 4286 7085 4247 7114 4243 7171 4270 7150
      4270 7129 4274 7124 4274 7118 4279 7118
      4282 7115 4282 7113 4281 7107 4286 7103
      4288 7088
TIME...MOT...LOC 0440Z 252DEG 46KT 4275 7132 4248 7157

$$

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