Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
721 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

MAZ003-004-010-272345-
NORTHERN WORCESTER-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE-
721 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN WEST CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...

AT 721 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER SOUTH HADLEY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM AS IT HEADS
INTO WEST CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTY BY 8 PM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOLYOKE...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SOUTH HADLEY...EASTHAMPTON...
BELCHERTOWN...WARE...GRANBY...BARRE...HADLEY...HATFIELD...HARDWICK...
SHUTESBURY...PELHAM...PETERSHAM...NEW BRAINTREE AND NEW SALEM.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4253 7219 4237 7208 4221 7259 4223 7262
      4224 7262 4226 7260 4229 7261 4228 7263
      4225 7265 4233 7271
TIME...MOT...LOC 2321Z 241DEG 40KT 4228 7260

$$

JWD


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