Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

MAZ008>011-200115-
EASTERN HAMPDEN-WESTERN HAMPDEN-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE-
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN SOUTHWESTERN HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN HAMPDEN
COUNTIES...

AT 830 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER BECKET...OR 14 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
PITTSFIELD...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF DIMES AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WESTFIELD...HOLYOKE...NORTHAMPTON...EASTHAMPTON...SOUTHWICK...
SOUTHAMPTON...HUNTINGTON...RUSSELL...WESTHAMPTON...GRANVILLE...
CHESTER...BLANDFORD...WORTHINGTON...MONTGOMERY AND MIDDLEFIELD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. FOR
YOUR SAFETY...GO INSIDE OR IN A VEHICLE. STAY AWAY FROM OPEN AREAS
SUCH AS BALL FIELDS...GOLF COURSES AND PARKS. WAIT AT LEAST 30
MINUTES AFTER THE STORM ENDS TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4238 7307 4230 7264 4207 7275 4216 7303
      4227 7300 4231 7300 4231 7303 4233 7306
TIME...MOT...LOC 0030Z 288DEG 31KT 4229 7307

$$

MD



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