Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS81 KBOX 181412 SPSBOX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 1012 AM EDT TUE SEP 18 2018 MAZ005>007-181500- Eastern Essex MA-Central Middlesex County MA-Western Essex MA- 1012 AM EDT TUE SEP 18 2018 ...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING... At 1011 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong thunderstorms from Dracut to Lowell and Chelmsford, moving east at 30 mph. Wind gusts to 40 mph and torrential rainfall will accompany these storms as they head to the North Shore by 11 AM. Locations impacted include... Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, Methuen, Billerica, Chelmsford, Andover, Dracut, Tewksbury, North Andover, Danvers, Wilmington, Newburyport, North Reading, Ipswich, Middleton, Georgetown, Boxford, Hamilton and Newbury. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Get indoors when this storm approaches. Winds may be strong enough to produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches. Do not drive through flooded roads or underpasses. Avoid low lying areas near small streams. These storms may intensify and become capable of producing damage. Stay tuned for updated statements and possible warnings. && LAT...LON 4261 7082 4259 7135 4269 7137 4270 7134 4270 7129 4272 7127 4282 7088 TIME...MOT...LOC 1411Z 261DEG 27KT 4266 7129 $$ JWD

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