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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
633 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

CTZ003-004-MAZ004-011>013-RIZ001-272330-
WINDHAM-TOLLAND-NORTHERN WORCESTER-EASTERN HAMPDEN-WESTERN
NORFOLK-SOUTHERN WORCESTER-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE-
633 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS MOVING EAST
SOUTHEAST TOWARD NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT...NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND
INTO METRO WEST BOSTON...

AT 630 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM WORCESTER TO
EAST LONGMEADOW...AND WAS MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HEAVY RAINFALL WAS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  MINOR URBAN AND
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADS. ALSO HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PEAS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WORCESTER...SPRINGFIELD...SHREWSBURY...FRANKLIN...AGAWAM...MILFORD...
WESTBOROUGH...GRAFTON...WEBSTER...SOUTHBRIDGE...BELLINGHAM...
AUBURN...BURRILLVILLE...LONGMEADOW...EAST LONGMEADOW...NORTHBRIDGE...
ELLINGTON...TOLLAND...HOPKINTON AND WILBRAHAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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 STORMS END TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4206 7263 4231 7181 4222 7160 4219 7158
      4219 7152 4216 7148 4211 7133 4185 7219
      4200 7250 4204 7251 4203 7257
TIME...MOT...LOC 2230Z 301DEG 20KT 4225 7184 4206 7248

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