Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1245 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

MAZ002-271745-
WESTERN FRANKLIN-
1245 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY DOWNPOURS DEVELOPING IN WEST
FRANKLIN COUNTY NEAR THE HAMPSHIRE COUNTY LINE...

AT 1239 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY RAIN FALLING ABOUT AN INCH PER HOUR
OVER ASHFIELD...OR 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GREENFIELD...MOVING EAST AT
ONLY 5 MPH.

HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE SUDDEN RISES IN SMALL STREAMS AND POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS. WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH AND SMALL HAIL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUCKLAND...CONWAY...SHELBURNE...ASHFIELD AND HAWLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MINOR URBAN AND
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING IS LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADS. IN ADDITION...TAKE COVER FROM LIGHTNING INSIDE BUILDINGS OR
IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4257 7267 4245 7270 4245 7271 4251 7287
      4257 7287
TIME...MOT...LOC 1639Z 288DEG 6KT 4254 7283

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THOMPSON


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