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549 WWUS81 KBOX 180714 SPSBOX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 314 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018 RIZ008-180745- Block Island RI- 314 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM approaching Block Island... At 313 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9 miles southwest of Block Island, moving northeast at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph may accompany this storm as it passes just south of Block Island. Locations impacted include... Block Island. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Get indoors when this storm approaches. Winds may be strong enough to produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches. && LAT...LON 4115 7161 4119 7162 4120 7161 4123 7155 4116 7153 4114 7155 TIME...MOT...LOC 0713Z 247DEG 39KT 4108 7167 $$ KJC

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