Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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

MAZ017>020-260600-
NORTHERN BRISTOL-EASTERN PLYMOUTH-SOUTHERN BRISTOL-WESTERN PLYMOUTH-
122 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING IN CENTRAL BRISTOL AND CENTRAL
PLYMOUTH COUNTIES COUNTIES...

AT 120 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER BERKLEY...OR NEAR TAUNTON...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH. TRACKING ANOTHER CELL OVER PLYMPTON IN PLYMOUTH
COUNTY MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. THESE
STORMS HAVE ALSO PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN FALL RATES NEAR AN INCH AN HOUR.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FALL RIVER...TAUNTON...BRIDGEWATER...MARSHFIELD...MIDDLEBOROUGH...
SOMERSET...SCITUATE...PEMBROKE...SWANSEA...DUXBURY...HANOVER...EAST
BRIDGEWATER...RAYNHAM...KINGSTON...REHOBOTH...CARVER...LAKEVILLE...
NORWELL...HANSON AND FREETOWN.

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 4205 7065 4170 7104 4176 7113 4177 7112
      4182 7122 4220 7074 4217 7072 4217 7073
      4215 7071 4216 7071 4216 7070 4214 7070
      4209 7064
TIME...MOT...LOC 0520Z 218DEG 20KT 4182 7107

$$

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