Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
603 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

CTZ001-MAZ025-NYZ061-042245-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-EASTERN COLUMBIA-
603 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTH CENTRAL
LITCHFIELD...SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE AND SOUTHEASTERN COLUMBIA COUNTIES...

AT 602 PM EDT...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS NEAR COPAKE...OR
10 MILES WEST OF GREAT BARRINGTON...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREAT BARRINGTON...COPAKE...SHEFFIELD...OTIS...CANAAN...
SANDISFIELD...TOLLAND...ASHLEY FALLS...HOUSATONIC...HILLSDALE...NEW
MARLBOROUGH...COLEBROOK...MONTEREY...ALFORD...TYRINGHAM...KONKAPOT...
FREE QUARTER...BERKSHIRE HEIGHTS...WILLIAMSVILLE AND COPAKE FALLS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 4215 7303 4215 7307 4212 7306 4211 7307
      4209 7307 4204 7305 4198 7306 4208 7368
      4213 7367 4228 7359 4225 7301
TIME...MOT...LOC 2202Z 275DEG 27KT 4216 7356
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