Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
804 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

MAZ004-005-012-010045-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX COUNTY-NORTHERN WORCESTER-SOUTHERN WORCESTER-
804 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN EAST CENTRAL WORCESTER AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MIDDLESEX COUNTIES...

AT 804 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER WORCESTER...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH
TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WORCESTER...FRAMINGHAM...MARLBOROUGH...SHREWSBURY...NATICK...
HUDSON...WESTBOROUGH...GRAFTON...SUDBURY...ASHLAND...AUBURN...
HOPKINTON...NORTHBOROUGH...MAYNARD...SOUTHBOROUGH...WEST BOYLSTON...
STOW...BOLTON...BOYLSTON AND BERLIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GET INDOORS WHEN THIS STORM APPROACHES. WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO
PRODUCE MINOR DAMAGE...SUCH AS DOWNED BRANCHES. MINOR URBAN AND POOR
DRAINAGE FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

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.

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LAT...LON 4222 7185 4229 7188 4246 7148 4228 7137
TIME...MOT...LOC 0004Z 248DEG 26KT 4226 7181

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