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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Taunton MA
1109 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

MAZ003-004-009>011-026-230415-
Northwest Middlesex County MA-Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampden MA-
Northern Worcester MA-Eastern Franklin MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-
1109 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...Strong Thunderstorm in northwestern Worcester...southeastern
Hampshire...northwestern Middlesex...southeastern Franklin and
central Hampden Counties...

At 1108 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Royalston to Easthampton. Movement was east at
35 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will accompany with these storms along with
torrential downpours and minor localized flooding possible.

Locations impacted include...
Chicopee, Fitchburg, Holyoke, Amherst, Northampton, Orange, Ludlow,
Gardner, South Hadley, Easthampton, Belchertown, Palmer, Athol,
Winchendon, Ware, Townsend, Templeton, Rutland, Westminster and
Granby.

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 4270 7170 4221 7223 4220 7283 4269 7221
      4272 7212
TIME...MOT...LOC 0308Z 250DEG 30KT 4267 7219 4228 7267

$$

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