Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
457 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

MAZ024-261000-
NANTUCKET-
457 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN NANTUCKET COUNTY...

AT 455 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NANTUCKET...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PEAS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. STORMS CONTINUE TO TRAIN OVER
NANTUCKET...WHICH COULD LEAD TO RAINFALL RATES CLOSE TO AN INCH AN
HOUR.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NANTUCKET.

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 4124 7000 4124 7012 4130 7027 4131 7025
      4128 7021 4129 7020 4130 7010 4128 7009
      4130 7009 4129 7004 4130 7003 4130 7007
      4131 7005 4132 7000 4135 7002 4133 7004
      4134 7004 4139 7005 4129 6997 4126 6996
TIME...MOT...LOC 0855Z 231DEG 19KT 4118 7025

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DUNTEN


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