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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1240 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

CTZ002-MAZ002-003-008>011-272100-
HARTFORD CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...CHARLEMONT...
GREENFIELD...ORANGE...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...
NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD
1240 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...A FEW STRONG TO PERHAPS A MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM OR TWO
ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHWEST
CONNECTICUT BETWEEN 4 AND 10 PM THIS EVENING...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS NEW YORK
STATE AND PENNSYLVANIA EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. THIS ACTIVITY WILL
TRACK EAST AND MAY AFFECT WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHWEST
CONNECTICUT BETWEEN 4 AND 10 PM THIS EVENING.

THE MAIN THREAT FROM THESE STORMS WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR
LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
HOWEVER...A FEW STRONG TO PERHAPS A MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE BIGGEST CONCERN WOULD BE A LOCALIZED
STRONG TO DAMAGING WIND GUST WITH HAIL A SECONDARY CONCERN.

IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR PLANS THIS EVENING ACROSS WESTERN
MASSACHUSETTS OR NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST
WEATHER FORECASTS. IF A THUNDERSTORM APPROACHES...SEEK AN INDOOR
SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

$$

FRANK



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