Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
146 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

MAZ022-260630-
BARNSTABLE-
146 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN SOUTHERN BARNSTABLE COUNTY...

AT 145 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR MASHPEE...OR NEAR BARNSTABLE...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PEAS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. STORMS CONTINUE TO BACKBUILD OVER THIS
REGION WHICH COULD LEAD TO RAINFALL RATES OVER AN INCH AN HOUR.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BARNSTABLE...FALMOUTH...BREWSTER...YARMOUTH...SANDWICH...BOURNE...
DENNIS...MASHPEE AND HYANNIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. FOR
YOUR SAFETY...GO INSIDE OR IN A VEHICLE. STAY AWAY FROM OPEN AREAS
SUCH AS BALL FIELDS...GOLF COURSES AND PARKS. WAIT AT LEAST 30
MINUTES AFTER THE STORM ENDS TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4164 7025 4164 7027 4163 7027 4162 7033
      4164 7035 4161 7037 4161 7043 4162 7043
      4159 7045 4159 7046 4160 7046 4157 7047
      4165 7059 4176 7048 4173 7030 4171 7030
      4175 7019 4179 7002
TIME...MOT...LOC 0545Z 222DEG 19KT 4165 7044

$$

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