Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1249 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

MAZ017-018-020-RIZ002-004-005-260545-
NORTHERN BRISTOL-SOUTHERN BRISTOL-WESTERN PLYMOUTH-SOUTHEAST
PROVIDENCE-BRISTOL-EASTERN KENT-
1249 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING IN NORTHWESTERN BRISTOL...WEST
CENTRAL PLYMOUTH...BRISTOL...NORTHEASTERN KENT...NORTHEASTERN
WASHINGTON AND EASTERN PROVIDENCE COUNTIES COUNTIES...

AT 1248 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
TAUNTON TO NEAR WEST GREENWICH...AND WAS MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. THESE
STORMS CONTINUE TO TRAIN OVER THE SAME REGION. THIS COULD LEAD TO
RAINFALL RATES OF OVER AN INCH AN HOUR.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WARWICK...TAUNTON...EAST PROVIDENCE...BRIDGEWATER...BRISTOL...
ATTLEBORO...MANSFIELD...EASTON...NORTON...SOMERSET...BARRINGTON...
SWANSEA...EAST BRIDGEWATER...SEEKONK...RAYNHAM...REHOBOTH...WARREN...
FREETOWN...DIGHTON AND WEST BRIDGEWATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WAS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MINOR URBAN AND
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADS.

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 4164 7145 4166 7141 4169 7131 4171 7130
      4172 7134 4168 7138 4169 7143 4176 7139
      4176 7136 4183 7135 4202 7116 4201 7094
      4177 7111 4179 7112 4173 7114
TIME...MOT...LOC 0448Z 228DEG 17KT 4192 7112 4162 7142

$$

DUNTEN


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