Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
325 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

MAZ003-008-010-302015-
EASTERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE-
325 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN NORTHERN HAMPSHIRE COUNTY...

AT 323 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM JUST NORTH OF NORTHAMPTON...MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 30 MPH.  FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...HEAVY DOWNPOURS...
AND WIND GUSTS TO 30 MPH ACCOMPANIED THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...DEERFIELD...MONTAGUE...HADLEY...SUNDERLAND...
HATFIELD...WILLIAMSBURG...LEVERETT...SHUTESBURY...WESTHAMPTON...
WHATELY...PELHAM...NEW SALEM AND WENDELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4235 7279 4259 7241 4245 7228 4245 7229
      4228 7275
TIME...MOT...LOC 1923Z 239DEG 27KT 4235 7269

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