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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
552 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

MAC011-013-015-272230-
/O.CON.KBOX.SV.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150527T2230Z/
HAMPSHIRE MA-HAMPDEN MA-FRANKLIN MA-
552 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 PM EDT
FOR WESTERN HAMPSHIRE...WESTERN HAMPDEN AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

AT 551 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR WILMINGTON VERMONT TO NEAR ASHLEY FALLS
MASSACHUSETTS...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WESTFIELD...NORTHAMPTON...GREENFIELD...DEERFIELD...EASTHAMPTON...
MONROE...MONTAGUE...SOUTHAMPTON...SUNDERLAND...HATFIELD...
NORTHFIELD...WILLIAMSBURG...HUNTINGTON...BERNARDSTON...BUCKLAND...
CONWAY...SHELBURNE...ERVING...RUSSELL AND ASHFIELD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS AND DESTRUCTIVE HAIL. GO
INSIDE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR
BUSINESS. DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT POOR VISIBILITY AND AVOID FLOODED
ROADS.

THIS STORM WAS ALSO PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING. GO INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. WAIT UNTIL AT LEAST 30 MINUTES AFTER THE STORM
ENDS TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 7307 4215 7303 4231 7300 4233 7306
      4238 7307 4239 7301 4266 7295 4267 7300
      4270 7295 4270 7302 4274 7302 4272 7238
      4206 7287 4204 7295 4204 7305
TIME...MOT...LOC 2151Z 251DEG 32KT 4284 7279 4208 7337

$$

JWD




Severe Weather Statement

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
552 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

MAC011-013-015-272230-
/O.CON.KBOX.SV.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150527T2230Z/
HAMPSHIRE MA-HAMPDEN MA-FRANKLIN MA-
552 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 PM EDT
FOR WESTERN HAMPSHIRE...WESTERN HAMPDEN AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

AT 551 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR WILMINGTON VERMONT TO NEAR ASHLEY FALLS
MASSACHUSETTS...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WESTFIELD...NORTHAMPTON...GREENFIELD...DEERFIELD...EASTHAMPTON...
MONROE...MONTAGUE...SOUTHAMPTON...SUNDERLAND...HATFIELD...
NORTHFIELD...WILLIAMSBURG...HUNTINGTON...BERNARDSTON...BUCKLAND...
CONWAY...SHELBURNE...ERVING...RUSSELL AND ASHFIELD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS AND DESTRUCTIVE HAIL. GO
INSIDE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR
BUSINESS. DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT POOR VISIBILITY AND AVOID FLOODED
ROADS.

THIS STORM WAS ALSO PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING. GO INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. WAIT UNTIL AT LEAST 30 MINUTES AFTER THE STORM
ENDS TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 7307 4215 7303 4231 7300 4233 7306
      4238 7307 4239 7301 4266 7295 4267 7300
      4270 7295 4270 7302 4274 7302 4272 7238
      4206 7287 4204 7295 4204 7305
TIME...MOT...LOC 2151Z 251DEG 32KT 4284 7279 4208 7337

$$

JWD




Severe Thunderstorm Watch

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 232
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
530 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

CTC003-013-015-MAC011-013-015-027-280200-
/O.CON.KBOX.SV.A.0232.000000T0000Z-150528T0200Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 232 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN CONNECTICUT THIS WATCH INCLUDES 3 COUNTIES

IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT

HARTFORD              TOLLAND               WINDHAM

IN MASSACHUSETTS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS

WORCESTER

IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

FRANKLIN              HAMPDEN               HAMPSHIRE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...FITCHBURG...GREENFIELD...HARTFORD...
NORTHAMPTON...PUTNAM...SPRINGFIELD...UNION...VERNON...
WILLIMANTIC AND WORCESTER.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
419 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>019-026-RIZ001>005-282030-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
419 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A FEW STRONG TO PERHAPS A MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM OR TWO
ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHWEST
CONNECTICUT BETWEEN 6 AND 10 PM THIS EVENING. THE BIGGEST THREAT
WOULD BE VERY LOCALIZED STRONG TO DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WITH HAIL A
SECONDARY CONCERN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

A FEW STRONG TO PERHAPS MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. WHILE WE ARE NOT EXPECTING A WIDESPREAD OR HIGH END
SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK...A FEW STORMS MAY CONTAIN LOCALLY STRONG
TO DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$



Special Weather Statement

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

CTZ002-MAZ002-003-008>011-280000-
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
404 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 6 AND 10 PM THIS EVENING...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS EASTERN NEW
YORK STATE BY LATE AFTERNOON. THIS ACTIVITY WILL TRACK EAST AND
AFFECT WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT BETWEEN 6 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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