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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Taunton MA
1122 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

CTZ004-MAZ004-012-013-017>024-RIZ001>007-260415-
Windham CT-Nantucket MA-Southern Worcester MA-Southern Plymouth MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-
Northern Bristol MA-Southern Bristol MA-Western Norfolk MA-
Northern Worcester MA-Eastern Kent RI-Newport RI-
Northwest Providence RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Western Kent RI-
Southeast Providence RI-
1122 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...Very Heavy Rainfall Affecting Eastern Connecticut...Rhode
Island...southeast Massachusetts including Cape Cod and the
Islands...

At 1120 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms with
very heavy rain along a line extending from Griswold to 18 miles
east of Block Island to 30 miles south of Nantucket. Movement was
north at 45 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Worcester, Providence, New Bedford, Fall River, Warwick, Cranston,
Pawtucket, Plymouth, Taunton, East Providence, Woonsocket,
Shrewsbury, Coventry, Dartmouth, Cumberland, North Providence,
Franklin, South Kingstown, West Warwick and Johnston.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Frequent lightning was occurring. Lightning can strike far away from
the storm. Go inside a building or vehicle. Wait at least 30 minutes
until after the storm has passed to resume outdoor activities.

&&

LAT...LON 4185 7053 4114 7093 4116 7097 4127 7102
      4133 7110 4131 7130 4124 7138 4145 7180
      4164 7179 4164 7199 4247 7199 4226 7158
      4219 7158 4219 7150 4216 7148 4218 7142
      4204 7115
TIME...MOT...LOC 0320Z 183DEG 41KT 4158 7191 4122 7123 4086 7004

$$

Nocera



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