Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
701 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

CTZ007-008-010000-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
701 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT MIDDLESEX AND NORTHERN NEW LONDON
COUNTIES...

AT 659 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR EAST HADDAM...OR 6 MILES SOUTH OF EAST
HAMPTON...AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

PEOPLE IN MIDDLESEX AND NORTHERN NEW LONDON COUNTIES...INCLUDING EAST
HADDAM...COLCHESTER...SALEM...NORWICH...PRESTON AND VOLUNTOWN...
SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE
WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD SEVERE
WEATHER THREATEN.

WINDS UP TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. IN ADDITION...VERY
HEAVY RAIN...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES AN HOUR...IS
OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. THIS WILL 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 4148 7179 4143 7223 4144 7224 4144 7226
      4142 7228 4138 7259 4162 7263 4165 7250
      4159 7246 4160 7234 4164 7234 4169 7227
      4170 7221 4167 7217 4164 7198 4165 7180
      4164 7178

$$

JM








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