Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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000 WWUS81 KOKX 272342 SPSOKX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 742 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014 CTZ005-006-280015- NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN- 742 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT FAIRFIELD AND WESTERN NEW HAVEN COUNTIES... AT 740 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR BETHEL...OR NEAR NEWTOWN...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL...AND WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. IN ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN...IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. THIS COULD CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS... AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. LAT...LON 4141 7304 4124 7329 4142 7347 4148 7336 $$ SEARS

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