Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
426 PM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

CTZ005-006-009-010-182100-
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN NEW
HAVEN-
426 PM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL FAIRFIELD AND
SOUTHWESTERN NEW HAVEN COUNTIES...

AT 426 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER REDDING...OR 7
MILES SOUTH OF NEWTOWN...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BRIDGEPORT...NEW HAVEN...DANBURY...MILFORD...WALLINGFORD...SHELTON...
NEWTOWN...FAIRFIELD...HAMDEN...STRATFORD...TRUMBULL...BRANFORD...
NORTH HAVEN...MONROE...BETHEL...WILTON...SEYMOUR...NORTH BRANFORD...
ORANGE AND DERBY.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT.

LAT...LON 4126 7277 4125 7280 4124 7281 4125 7284
      4123 7290 4125 7291 4126 7291 4125 7295
      4123 7297 4123 7298 4120 7301 4120 7305
      4118 7308 4122 7345 4140 7344 4142 7276
TIME...MOT...LOC 2026Z 274DEG 28KT 4131 7336

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