Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Albany NY
1142 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

CTZ001-013-NYZ066-190415-
Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Eastern Dutchess-
1142 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN LITCHFIELD AND
SOUTHEASTERN DUTCHESS COUNTIES...

At 1142 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Dover Plains,
or 10 miles north of Pawling, moving east at 40 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch hail are possible with this
storm.

This storm will be near...
  Dover Plains and Wingdale around 1145 PM EDT.
  Kent and Gaylordsville around 1155 PM EDT.
  New Milford and Cornwall Bridge around 1200 AM EDT.
  New Preston around 1205 AM EDT.
  Litchfield and Northwest Harwinton around 1215 AM EDT.

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.

LAT...LON 4158 7374 4176 7373 4180 7372 4185 7310
      4158 7309 4161 7348 4163 7350 4164 7350
      4165 7349 4166 7349 4167 7351 4166 7352
      4161 7352
TIME...MOT...LOC 0342Z 269DEG 36KT 4172 7363

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