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

CTZ003-004-220545-
WINDHAM CT-TOLLAND CT-
116 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN WINDHAM AND NORTHEASTERN TOLLAND
COUNTIES...

AT 115 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR UNION TO HAMPTON TO DEEP RIVER CENTER.
MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL ACCOMPANY WITH THESE STORMS ALONG
WITH TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MANSFIELD...WINDHAM...PLAINFIELD...KILLINGLY...STAFFORD...PUTNAM...
THOMPSON...BROOKLYN...WOODSTOCK...WILLINGTON...CANTERBURY...ASHFORD..
.
POMFRET...STERLING...CHAPLIN...HAMPTON...EASTFORD...SCOTLAND AND
UNION.

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
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 4166 7213 4166 7216 4168 7219 4173 7214
      4198 7228 4201 7183 4164 7180 4165 7186
      4163 7196
TIME...MOT...LOC 0515Z 228DEG 46KT 4196 7219 4178 7208 4138 7247

$$

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