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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
333 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

MAZ013-015>021-RIZ002-004>007-220815-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-
BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-EASTERN KENT RI-NEWPORT RI-
333 AM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN BRISTOL...PLYMOUTH...NORFOLK...SOUTHWESTERN
SUFFOLK...SOUTHEASTERN MIDDLESEX...BRISTOL...NEWPORT...EAST CENTRAL
KENT...EAST CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND EAST CENTRAL PROVIDENCE
COUNTIES...

AT 332 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM DOVER TO NEAR NARRAGANSETT. MOVEMENT WAS EAST
AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WILL ACCOMPANY
WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BOSTON...NEW BEDFORD...BROCKTON...QUINCY...FALL RIVER...NEWTON...
WARWICK...PAWTUCKET...BROOKLINE...TAUNTON...WEYMOUTH...
EAST PROVIDENCE...BRAINTREE...DARTMOUTH...NATICK...RANDOLPH...
SOUTH KINGSTOWN...NEEDHAM...NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH AND NORWOOD.

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.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE FAR AWAY FROM
THE STORM. GO INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WAIT AT LEAST 30 MINUTES
UNTIL AFTER THE STORM HAS PASSED TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4138 7152 4167 7139 4230 7132 4236 7097
      4235 7095 4232 7105 4225 7088 4234 7088
      4214 7069 4158 7082 4165 7092 4152 7096
      4153 7096 4146 7119 4164 7123 4148 7124
      4145 7140 4151 7142 4136 7149
TIME...MOT...LOC 0732Z 264DEG 25KT 4224 7126 4139 7144

$$

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