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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Taunton MA
345 PM EDT Thu May 18 2017

Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Franklin MA-
Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA-
Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-Western Hampshire MA-
Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA-
Southern Worcester MA-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Northern Middlesex MA-
Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-
Eastern Kent RI-
Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon,
Putnam, Willimantic, Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre,
Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester,
Chesterfield, Blandford, Amherst, Northampton, Springfield,
Milford, Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston,
Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Ayer, Foster, Smithfield,
Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick,
and West Warwick
345 PM EDT Thu May 18 2017

...Severe Thunderstorms Possible Tonight...

After a day of record heat with highs in the 90s in many
locations, there may be a few severe thunderstorms in southern
New England tonight.

Storms were developing in upstate New York late this afternoon,
and are expected to reach northern Connecticut as well as western
and central Massachusetts, between 8 pm and 10 pm. Some of these
storms may produce damaging winds and hail.

The storms should weaken as they head farther east, into Rhode
Island and eastern Massachusetts closer to midnight, where the
threat of severe weather is much lower.

Stay tuned to your local TV and radio stations, NOAA Weather
Radio, or weather.gov for the latest information.



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