Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
536 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MAZ004>006-026-302215-
NORTHERN WORCESTER-NORTHWEST MIDDLESEX COUNTY-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX
COUNTY-WESTERN ESSEX-
536 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL CAUSE LOCALIZED MINOR
STREET FLOODING IN THE MERRIMACK VALLEY REGION OF NORTHEAST
MASSACHUSETTS...

AT 532 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A THUNDERSTORM NEAR SHIRLEY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 TO 40 MPH. THIS
THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAINFALL INTENSE ENOUGH TO
CAUSE SOME LOCALIZED MINOR STREET FLOODING AND PONDING OF MAJOR
HIGHWAYS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LOWELL...LAWRENCE...HAVERHILL...METHUEN...BILLERICA...
CHELMSFORD...ANDOVER...DRACUT...TEWKSBURY...NORTH ANDOVER...
WESTFORD...PEPPERELL...TYNGSBOROUGH...GROTON...LUNENBURG...TOWNSEND
AND LITTLETON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4271 7096 4269 7097 4268 7095 4250 7160
      4266 7173 4271 7164 4270 7129 4274 7124
      4274 7118 4279 7118 4281 7116 4282 7113
      4281 7107 4284 7105
TIME...MOT...LOC 2132Z 243DEG 41KT 4258 7161

$$

THOMPSON



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