Special Weather Statement
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393 WWUS81 KBOX 172134 SPSBOX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 534 PM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018 MAZ004-005-172200- Central Middlesex County MA-Northern Worcester MA- 534 PM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM... At 533 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Hudson, or near Marlborough, moving east at 20 mph. Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will accompany this storm along with frequent lightning and heavy rain with localized minor street flooding. Locations impacted include... Framingham, Marlborough, Westford, Acton, Hudson, Concord, Sudbury, Wayland, Weston, Maynard, Littleton, Stow, Harvard, Lincoln, Boxborough, Bolton, Carlisle and Berlin. 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 4234 7156 4242 7165 4255 7140 4236 7128 TIME...MOT...LOC 2133Z 250DEG 17KT 4240 7156 $$ Nocera

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