Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
209 PM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

MAZ005>007-013>016-161930-
SUFFOLK-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX-EASTERN NORFOLK-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX
COUNTY-WESTERN NORFOLK-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN ESSEX-
209 PM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

...A LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SLOWLY SWEEPING
NORTHEAST INTO THE BOSTON-METRO AREA WILL IMPACT THE AFTERNOON
COMMUTE WITH HEAVY RAIN...POOR VISIBILITIES...AND POSSIBLE FLASH
FLOODING...

AT 204 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM WEST
NEWBURY TO WESTON TO NEAR NORTH SMITHFIELD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10
MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS AS RAINFALL RATES
OF ONE TO ONE-AND-A-HALF INCHES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED. MINOR URBAN AND
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADS!

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BOSTON...CAMBRIDGE...QUINCY...LYNN...NEWTON...SOMERVILLE...
FRAMINGHAM...WALTHAM...MALDEN...BROOKLINE...MEDFORD...REVERE...
PEABODY...ARLINGTON...EVERETT...SALEM...BEVERLY...WOBURN...CHELSEA
AND ANDOVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAIN WILL PRODUCE LOW VISIBILITIES. DRIVERS SHOULD SLOW DOWN
WHEN ENCOUNTERING POOR CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADS!

&&

LAT...LON 4287 7082 4281 7087 4276 7081 4254 7090
      4246 7089 4246 7094 4242 7090 4235 7096
      4239 7107 4234 7101 4233 7105 4229 7102
      4232 7100 4214 7110 4204 7149 4217 7148
      4283 7098
TIME...MOT...LOC 1804Z 237DEG 10KT 4281 7095 4235 7133 4198 7162

$$

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