Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
902 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

CTZ002-003-MAZ004-010>012-240145-
TOLLAND-HARTFORD-NORTHERN WORCESTER-EASTERN HAMPDEN-EASTERN
HAMPSHIRE-SOUTHERN WORCESTER-
902 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN NORTHWESTERN TOLLAND...NORTHEASTERN
HARTFORD...SOUTHEASTERN HAMPDEN...SOUTHEASTERN HAMPSHIRE AND
SOUTHWESTERN WORCESTER COUNTIES...

AT 902 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER LONGMEADOW...OR OVER SPRINGFIELD...MOVING
EAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WORCESTER...SPRINGFIELD...CHICOPEE...ENFIELD...HOLYOKE...
SHREWSBURY...AGAWAM...WEST SPRINGFIELD...LUDLOW...GRAFTON...HOLDEN...
SOUTHBRIDGE...AUBURN...LONGMEADOW...SUFFIELD...EAST LONGMEADOW...
NORTHBRIDGE...BELCHERTOWN...WILBRAHAM AND OXFORD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MINOR URBAN AND
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADS.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN CONNECTICUT
AND  MASSACHUSETTS.

LAT...LON 4194 7262 4218 7265 4240 7179 4214 7167
TIME...MOT...LOC 0102Z 251DEG 33KT 4208 7255

$$

FRANK


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