Special Weather Statement
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WWUS81 KBOX 180159
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Taunton MA
959 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017

MAZ002-003-008>010-180300-
Western Franklin MA-Western Hampshire MA-Western Hampden MA-
Eastern Franklin MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-
959 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017

...Strong Thunderstorms over Franklin and Hampshire Counties......

At 956 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Heath to Otis. Movement was northeast at
25 mph.

Torrential downpours, frequent cloud to ground lightning, and wind
gusts of 30 mph will accompany these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Amherst, Northampton, Greenfield, Orange, Deerfield, South Hadley,
Easthampton, Montague, Granby, Southampton, Hadley, Sunderland,
Hatfield, Northfield, Williamsburg, Huntington, Bernardston,
Buckland and Conway.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Get indoors when these storms approach. Winds may be strong enough
to produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches. Do not drive
through flooded roads or underpasses. Avoid low lying areas near
small streams.

&&

LAT...LON 4238 7301 4239 7301 4254 7298 4274 7286
      4272 7228 4267 7227 4266 7224 4225 7257
      4225 7262 4226 7260 4229 7261 4225 7265
      4224 7301 4231 7300 4231 7303 4233 7306
      4238 7307
TIME...MOT...LOC 0156Z 249DEG 21KT 4276 7281 4221 7320

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