Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS81 KBOX 180224 SPSBOX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 1024 PM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018 CTZ002-003-MAZ011-180315- Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Eastern Hampden MA- 1024 PM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM... At 1024 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Enfield, moving east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will accompany this storm. Locations impacted include... Springfield, Enfield, Westfield, Vernon, Windsor, Agawam, West Springfield, South Windsor, Bloomfield, Longmeadow, Suffield, East Longmeadow, Ellington, Tolland, Wilbraham, Windsor Locks, Palmer, Stafford, Somers and East Windsor. 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. Frequent lightning was occurring. Lightning can strike far away from the storm. Go inside a building or vehicle. Wait at least 30 minutes until after the storm has passed to resume outdoor activities. && LAT...LON 4217 7222 4215 7220 4216 7214 4203 7213 4203 7210 4196 7210 4196 7222 4189 7222 4183 7273 4211 7275 TIME...MOT...LOC 0224Z 259DEG 30KT 4197 7260 $$ Belk

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