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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
348 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

MAZ008-009-292045-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
348 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING IN WEST CENTRAL HAMPSHIRE AND
NORTHWESTERN HAMPDEN COUNTIES COUNTIES...

AT 347 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF BECKET TO
MIDDLEFIELD TO NEAR CHESTER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. HEAVY
RAINFALL FROM THESE STORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE LOCALIZED STREET AND
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HUNTINGTON...CHESTER...CHESTERFIELD...WORTHINGTON AND MIDDLEFIELD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GET INDOORS WHEN THESE STORMS APPROACH. WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO
PRODUCE MINOR DAMAGE...SUCH AS A FEW DOWNED BRANCHES.

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
A THUNDERSTORM. GO INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WAIT 30 MINUTES
UNTIL AFTER THE STORM HAS PASSED TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4239 7305 4238 7301 4244 7300 4245 7298
      4242 7289 4234 7284 4228 7300 4231 7300
      4231 7301 4236 7304 4237 7307 4238 7307
TIME...MOT...LOC 1947Z 245DEG 9KT 4240 7315 4237 7305 4228 7299

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