Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

000
WWUS81 KBOX 090241
SPSBOX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1041 PM EDT TUE JUL 8 2014

CTZ002-MAZ002-003-008>011-090345-
HARTFORD-WESTERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN HAMPDEN-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN
HAMPDEN-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE-
1041 PM EDT TUE JUL 8 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN NORTHERN HARTFORD...HAMPDEN...HAMPSHIRE...
SOUTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

AT 1040 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
CHESHIRE TO OTIS TO NEAR CORNWALL BRIDGE...AND WAS MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SPRINGFIELD...CHICOPEE...ENFIELD...WESTFIELD...HOLYOKE...AMHERST...
WINDSOR...NORTHAMPTON...AGAWAM...WEST SPRINGFIELD...DEERFIELD...
SIMSBURY...LUDLOW...BLOOMFIELD...SOUTH HADLEY...EASTHAMPTON...
LONGMEADOW...SUFFIELD...EAST LONGMEADOW AND BELCHERTOWN.

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.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS.  ALTHOUGH
THEY HAVE WEEKEND...A WARNING MAY BE NEEDED SHOULD THEY STRENGTHEN.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND  MASSACHUSETTS.

LAT...LON 4228 7300 4231 7300 4233 7306 4238 7307
      4238 7301 4252 7297 4253 7243 4246 7229
      4234 7232 4235 7230 4205 7225 4204 7251
      4196 7252 4184 7295 4197 7289 4197 7303
      4204 7301 4204 7306 4209 7307
TIME...MOT...LOC 0240Z 243DEG 41KT 4248 7315 4219 7311 4178 7338

$$

MD



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.