Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1100 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

MAZ008>011-271545-
WESTERN HAMPDEN-EASTERN HAMPDEN-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE-
1100 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING INTO HAMPDEN AND SOUTHWESTERN
HAMPSHIRE COUNTIES...

AT 1059 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR SANDISFIELD...OR 13 MILES EAST OF GREAT
BARRINGTON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SPRINGFIELD...CHICOPEE...WESTFIELD...HOLYOKE...NORTHAMPTON...
AGAWAM...WEST SPRINGFIELD...LUDLOW...SOUTH HADLEY...EASTHAMPTON...
LONGMEADOW...EAST LONGMEADOW...WILBRAHAM...SOUTHWICK...MONSON...
GRANBY...SOUTHAMPTON...HAMPDEN...WILLIAMSBURG AND HUNTINGTON.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 7307 4215 7303 4231 7300 4231 7303
      4233 7306 4246 7288 4209 7235 4204 7291
      4204 7305 4209 7307
TIME...MOT...LOC 1459Z 239DEG 49KT 4215 7310

$$

FRANK


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