Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
110 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

MAZ020-023-RIZ005-007-230600-
DUKES MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-BRISTOL RI-NEWPORT RI-
110 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN EASTERN RHODE ISLAND HEADING FOR
SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...

AT 108 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
TIVERTON...OR NEAR BRISTOL...MOVING EAST-SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH...HEAVY DOWNPOURS...FREQUENT
LIGHTNING...AND PEA SIZE HAIL WILL ACCOMPANY THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW BEDFORD...FALL
RIVER...DARTMOUTH...BRISTOL...SOMERSET...PORTSMOUTH...
FAIRHAVEN...SWANSEA...TIVERTON...WESTPORT...WARREN...ACUSHNET...
LITTLE COMPTON AND GOSNOLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GET INDOORS WHEN THIS STORM APPROACHES. WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO
PRODUCE MINOR DAMAGE...SUCH AS A FEW DOWNED BRANCHES.

&&

LAT...LON 4145 7084 4145 7081 4149 7076 4165 7092
      4151 7098 4156 7107 4154 7114 4154 7121
      4164 7122 4155 7124 4156 7130 4165 7122
      4173 7127 4164 7121 4172 7126 4172 7122
      4167 7085 4160 7085 4151 7068 4142 7070
TIME...MOT...LOC 0508Z 280DEG 41KT 4162 7120

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