Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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000 WWUS81 KBOX 172155 SPSBOX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 555 PM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018 MAZ007-013>016-019-172230- Eastern Essex MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Suffolk MA-Western Norfolk MA- Eastern Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA- 555 PM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM... At 555 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Brookline, moving east at 30 mph. Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will accompany this storm along with frequent lightning and heavy rainfall with localized minor street flooding. Locations impacted include... Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Lynn, Newton, Somerville, Malden, Brookline, Medford, Revere, Everett, Chelsea, Watertown, Needham, Milton, Saugus, Dedham, Winthrop, Swampscott and Hull. 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 4245 7090 4244 7091 4241 7089 4242 7095 4235 7093 4235 7087 4232 7087 4230 7084 4225 7118 4234 7124 4248 7093 TIME...MOT...LOC 2155Z 251DEG 26KT 4233 7115 $$ Nocera

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