Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
455 AM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

MAZ020-021-RIZ007-271000-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH-SOUTHERN BRISTOL-NEWPORT-
455 AM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS IN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST
MASSACHUSETTS...

AT 452 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM
ACUSHNET TO PORTSMOUTH...AND WAS MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH...BRIEFLY HEAVY
RAINFALL OF UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR...AND POSSIBLY SMALL HAIL AS
THEY MOVE ACROSS CENTRAL RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS
THROUGH 630 AM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW BEDFORD...FALL RIVER...DARTMOUTH...MARION...WAREHAM...
PORTSMOUTH...FAIRHAVEN...TIVERTON...WESTPORT...ACUSHNET...FREETOWN...
MATTAPOISETT...ROCHESTER AND PRUDENCE ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MINOR URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. DO NOT DRIVE
THROUGH FLOODED ROADS. DRIVERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR LOW VISIBILITY
AND PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. FOR YOUR
SAFETY...GO INSIDE OR IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 7124 4160 7137 4161 7133 4163 7134
      4162 7126 4163 7127 4164 7129 4163 7126
      4165 7122 4164 7121 4168 7120 4175 7094
      4176 7063 4173 7071 4174 7071 4172 7072
      4159 7106
TIME...MOT...LOC 0852Z 260DEG 14KT 4172 7096 4162 7137

$$

JWD



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