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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
936 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

MAZ004-012-280230-
NORTHERN WORCESTER-SOUTHERN WORCESTER-
936 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN SOUTHWESTERN WORCESTER COUNTY...

AT 934 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER EAST BROOKFIELD...OR 12 MILES WEST OF
WORCESTER...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WORCESTER...SHREWSBURY...GRAFTON...HOLDEN...AUBURN...OXFORD...
MILLBURY...CHARLTON...SPENCER...LEICESTER...STURBRIDGE...SUTTON...
WEST BOYLSTON...PAXTON...NORTH BROOKFIELD...BOYLSTON...WEST
BROOKFIELD...BROOKFIELD...EAST BROOKFIELD AND OAKHAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL MAY OCCUR WITH THIS STORM...AS WELL AS MINOR
URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS.

CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING MAY OCCUR 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.

&&

LAT...LON 4217 7215 4232 7214 4232 7169 4213 7171
TIME...MOT...LOC 0134Z 274DEG 16KT 4223 7205

$$

WTB


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