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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1242 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

CTZ003-004-220515-
WINDHAM CT-TOLLAND CT-
1242 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN WINDHAM...SOUTHERN TOLLAND AND SOUTHEASTERN
HARTFORD COUNTIES...

AT 1241 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
OVER HEBRON...OR NEAR COLCHESTER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL ACCOMPANY THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MANSFIELD...WINDHAM...PLAINFIELD...WILLIMANTIC...KILLINGLY...
COVENTRY...HEBRON...BROOKLYN...WOODSTOCK...MARLBOROUGH...COLUMBIA...
CANTERBURY...ASHFORD...POMFRET...STERLING...ANDOVER...CHAPLIN...
HAMPTON...EASTFORD AND SCOTLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GET INDOORS WHEN THIS STORM APPROACHES. 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
THE STORM. GO INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WAIT AT LEAST 30 MINUTES
UNTIL AFTER THE STORM HAS PASSED TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 7240 4160 7241 4163 7241 4168 7245
      4198 7201 4166 7181 4164 7198 4166 7213
      4166 7216 4171 7224 4169 7227 4167 7227
      4164 7233 4161 7233
TIME...MOT...LOC 0441Z 237DEG 41KT 4164 7241

$$

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