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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
348 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

CTZ002>004-282030-
HARTFORD CT-WINDHAM CT-TOLLAND CT-
348 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING IN SOUTHWESTERN WINDHAM...SOUTHERN
TOLLAND AND SOUTHEASTERN HARTFORD COUNTIES COUNTIES...

AT 347 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
ANDOVER...OR 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MANSFIELD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10
MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. IN
ADDITION...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR ARE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GLASTONBURY...MANSFIELD...WINDHAM...PLAINFIELD...WILLIMANTIC...
TOLLAND...COVENTRY...HEBRON...MARLBOROUGH...COLUMBIA...CANTERBURY...
BOLTON...ANDOVER...CHAPLIN...HAMPTON AND SCOTLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE FAR AWAY FROM
A THUNDERSTORM. GO INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WAIT 30 MINUTES
UNTIL AFTER THE STORM HAS PASSED TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4185 7237 4171 7194 4164 7200 4166 7213
      4166 7216 4171 7224 4169 7227 4167 7227
      4164 7233 4160 7233 4169 7248
TIME...MOT...LOC 1947Z 299DEG 11KT 4173 7234

$$

BELK



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