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000 WWUS81 KBOX 230156 SPSBOX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Taunton MA 956 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017 MAZ002-003-008>010-230230- Western Franklin MA-Western Hampshire MA-Western Hampden MA- Eastern Franklin MA-Eastern Hampshire MA- 956 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017 ...Strong Thunderstorm in western Hampshire...Franklin and northwestern Hampden Counties... At 955 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Colrain to near Housatonic. Movement was east at 45 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will accompany with these storms along with torrential downpours and possible minor localized flooding. Locations impacted include... Northampton, Greenfield, Deerfield, Montague, Southampton, Sunderland, Hatfield, Northfield, Williamsburg, Huntington, Bernardston, Buckland, Conway, Shelburne, Erving, Russell, Ashfield, Colrain, Westhampton and Gill. 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. && LAT...LON 4239 7301 4265 7295 4274 7284 4272 7233 4221 7283 4220 7302 4231 7300 4231 7303 4233 7306 4238 7307 TIME...MOT...LOC 0155Z 259DEG 60KT 4276 7277 4223 7343 $$ Nocera

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