Special Weather Statement
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WWUS81 KBOX 162114

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
514 PM EDT MON APR 16 2018

Southern Worcester MA-Eastern Essex MA-Suffolk MA-
Central Middlesex County MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Southern Bristol MA-Western Norfolk MA-Northern Worcester MA-
Eastern Kent RI-Newport RI-Northwest Providence RI-Bristol RI-
Washington RI-Southeast Providence RI-
514 PM EDT MON APR 16 2018

...A line of showers with embedded thunder will move across eastern
and central Massachusetts and eastern Rhode Island through 6 PM...

At 508 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a band of heavy showers
and embedded thunderstorms extending from near Fairhaven and New
Bedford to Jamestown. The showers and storms were moving north at 80
mph. There may be brief heavy downpours with these showers, along
with wind gusts up to 40 to 45 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Boston, Providence, Cambridge, New Bedford, Brockton, Quincy, Fall
River, Newton, Warwick, Cranston, Somerville, Pawtucket, Framingham,
Waltham, Malden, Brookline, Medford, Taunton, Weymouth and Revere.


Get indoors when these storms approach. Winds may be strong enough to
produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches.


LAT...LON 4165 7084 4148 7144 4242 7159 4256 7106
TIME...MOT...LOC 2108Z 172DEG 76KT 4164 7085 4148 7144



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