Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS81 KBOX 281948 SPSBOX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 348 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016 CTZ002>004-282030- HARTFORD CT-WINDHAM CT-TOLLAND CT- 348 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING IN SOUTHWESTERN WINDHAM...SOUTHERN TOLLAND AND SOUTHEASTERN HARTFORD COUNTIES COUNTIES... AT 347 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER ANDOVER...OR 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MANSFIELD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. IN ADDITION...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... GLASTONBURY...MANSFIELD...WINDHAM...PLAINFIELD...WILLIMANTIC... TOLLAND...COVENTRY...HEBRON...MARLBOROUGH...COLUMBIA...CANTERBURY... BOLTON...ANDOVER...CHAPLIN...HAMPTON AND SCOTLAND. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 4185 7237 4171 7194 4164 7200 4166 7213 4166 7216 4171 7224 4169 7227 4167 7227 4164 7233 4160 7233 4169 7248 TIME...MOT...LOC 1947Z 299DEG 11KT 4173 7234 $$ BELK

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