Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
153 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

MAZ003-004-021845-
EASTERN FRANKLIN-NORTHERN WORCESTER-
153 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN EASTERN HAMPSHIRE...SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN
AND WEST CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTIES...

AT 153 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR NEW SALEM...OR 10 MILES EAST OF AMHERST...
MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PEAS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE
WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GARDNER...SPENCER...TEMPLETON...RUTLAND...BARRE...PAXTON...
HUBBARDSTON...HARDWICK...OAKHAM...PHILLIPSTON...PETERSHAM...NEW
BRAINTREE AND NEW SALEM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. FOR
YOUR SAFETY...GO INSIDE OR IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4236 7235 4245 7236 4255 7198 4230 7196
TIME...MOT...LOC 1753Z 259DEG 18KT 4239 7230

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