Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1235 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

MAZ022-023-260515-
DUKES-BARNSTABLE-
1235 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN SOUTHWESTERN BARNSTABLE AND NORTHERN DUKES
COUNTIES...

AT 1234 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER GOSNOLD...OR 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF
AQUINNAH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FALMOUTH...OAK BLUFFS...EDGARTOWN...TISBURY...WEST TISBURY...CHILMARK
AND GOSNOLD.

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 4136 7077 4141 7095 4145 7092 4145 7086
      4137 7075 4142 7070 4147 7076 4145 7083
      4145 7084 4152 7070 4146 7063 4152 7069
      4162 7064 4155 7058 4152 7065 4145 7060
      4147 7056 4141 7056
TIME...MOT...LOC 0434Z 233DEG 13KT 4143 7090

$$

DUNTEN



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