Tornado Warning
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
239 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...
  SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 239 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
  NEAR NEW SALEM...OR 9 MILES EAST OF AMHERST...AND WAS MOVING EAST
  AT 35 MPH.

* SOME LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LEOMINSTER...FITCHBURG...GARDNER...HOLDEN...CLINTON...ATHOL...
  LUNENBURG...LANCASTER...TEMPLETON...RUTLAND...STERLING...WEST
  BOYLSTON...WESTMINSTER...ASHBURNHAM...BARRE...PAXTON...
  HUBBARDSTON...BOYLSTON...PRINCETON AND ASHBY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DRIVERS SHOULD NOT TAKE SHELTER UNDER HIGHWAY OVERPASSES. IF YOU
CANNOT SAFELY DRIVE AWAY FROM THE TORNADO...AS A LAST RESORT...EITHER
PARK YOUR VEHICLE AND STAY PUT...OR ABANDON YOUR VEHICLE AND LIE DOWN
IN A LOW LYING AREA. PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 4233 7168 4236 7236 4249 7240 4264 7186
      4264 7177
TIME...MOT...LOC 1839Z 254DEG 29KT 4241 7234
$$

DUNTEN



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