Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1159 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015

MAZ017-RIZ002>006-260445-
NORTHERN BRISTOL-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE-BRISTOL-WASHINGTON-EASTERN
KENT-WESTERN KENT-
1159 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING IN WEST CENTRAL BRISTOL...
NORTHWESTERN BRISTOL...EASTERN KENT...NORTHERN WASHINGTON AND
SOUTHEASTERN PROVIDENCE COUNTIES COUNTIES...

AT 1158 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER EAST GREENWICH...OR OVER WEST WARWICK...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. STORMS
CONTINUE TO BACKBUILD OVER THIS REGION WHICH COULD LEAD TO RAINFALL
RATES OVER AN INCH AN HOUR.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PROVIDENCE...WARWICK...CRANSTON...PAWTUCKET...EAST PROVIDENCE...
COVENTRY...WEST WARWICK...NORTH KINGSTOWN...BARRINGTON...SWANSEA...
SEEKONK...EAST GREENWICH...REHOBOTH...EXETER AND WEST GREENWICH.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4163 7164 4185 7138 4187 7135 4181 7125
      4173 7134 4179 7138 4178 7139 4173 7138
      4172 7136 4168 7139 4169 7145 4166 7144
      4167 7143 4166 7141 4155 7152
TIME...MOT...LOC 0358Z 217DEG 24KT 4165 7149

$$

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