Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
404 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015

MAZ003-004-252100-
NORTHERN WORCESTER-EASTERN FRANKLIN-
404 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015

...A PERSISTENT LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES TO DEVELOP
ACROSS NORTHWESTERN WORCESTER AND NORTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

AT 403 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER GILL...OR NEAR GREENFIELD...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PEAS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. HEAVY RAIN MAY CONTRIBUTE TO LOCALIZED
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENFIELD...ORANGE...DEERFIELD...MONTAGUE...WINCHESTER...
SUNDERLAND...NORTHFIELD...BERNARDSTON...LEVERETT...ERVING...GILL...
ROYALSTON...RICHMOND...WENDELL...WARWICK AND SOUTH VERNON.

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.

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LAT...LON 4272 7216 4271 7214 4247 7257 4254 7266
      4273 7248
TIME...MOT...LOC 2003Z 229DEG 18KT 4261 7251

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