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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
606 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

MAZ002-003-008>011-011100-
WESTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN HAMPDEN-EASTERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN
HAMPDEN-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE-
606 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN...HAMPSHIRE...HAMPDEN.. AND FRANKLIN
COUNTIES...

AT 604 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR NORTH
ADAMS TO NEAR LEE TO LITCHFIELD...AND WAS MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH THE POSSIBILITY
OF LOCALIZED STREET FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SPRINGFIELD...CHICOPEE...WESTFIELD...HOLYOKE...AMHERST...
NORTHAMPTON...AGAWAM...WEST SPRINGFIELD...GREENFIELD...DEERFIELD...
LUDLOW...SOUTH HADLEY...EASTHAMPTON...LONGMEADOW...EAST LONGMEADOW...
BELCHERTOWN...WILBRAHAM...PALMER...MONROE AND STAFFORD.

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 4215 7307 4215 7303 4231 7300 4233 7306
      4238 7307 4239 7301 4266 7295 4267 7300
      4270 7295 4270 7302 4274 7302 4272 7239
      4203 7224 4204 7306
TIME...MOT...LOC 1004Z 222DEG 39KT 4268 7306 4225 7324 4177 7320

$$

MD


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