Special Weather Statement
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WWUS81 KBOX 180109
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Taunton MA
909 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017

MAZ002-003-008-009-180200-
Western Franklin MA-Western Hampshire MA-Western Hampden MA-
Eastern Franklin MA-
909 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017

...Line of strong thunderstorms heading for western
Franklin...western Hampshire...and western Hampden Counties...

At 904 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near North Adams to Pittsfield in Berkshire
County, southwestward to near Red Hook, New York. The line was
moving to the east at 30 mph.

Torrential rainfall, frequent cloud to ground lightning strikes, pea
size hail, and wind gusts to near 30 mph accompany storms in this
line.

Locations impacted include...
Northampton, Greenfield, Deerfield, Monroe, Montague, Northfield,
Williamsburg, Huntington, Bernardston, Buckland, Conway, Shelburne,
Russell, Ashfield, Colrain, Westhampton, Granville, Gill, Whately and
Chester.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Get indoors when these storms approach. Do not attempt to drive
through flooded roadways.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 7307 4215 7303 4231 7300 4233 7306
      4238 7307 4239 7301 4266 7295 4267 7300
      4270 7295 4270 7302 4274 7302 4272 7239
      4204 7302 4204 7305
TIME...MOT...LOC 0104Z 259DEG 26KT 4285 7302 4196 7382

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