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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1231 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

CTZ002-MAZ009-011-200515-
Hartford CT-Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampden MA-
1231 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING...

At 1230 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
New Hartford Center, or near Torrington, moving northeast at 40 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will accompany this
storm.  Heavy rainfall may result in poo drainage street flooding.

Locations impacted include...
Springfield, West Hartford, Chicopee, Enfield, Westfield, Holyoke,
Windsor, Agawam, West Springfield, South Windsor, Farmington,
Simsbury, Ludlow, Bloomfield, Avon, Longmeadow, Suffield, East
Longmeadow, Windsor Locks and Granby.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4221 7249 4186 7254 4173 7300 4180 7302
      4181 7295 4184 7294 4185 7295 4188 7295
      4190 7291 4197 7289 4197 7303 4204 7301
      4204 7306 4209 7307
TIME...MOT...LOC 0430Z 240DEG 33KT 4185 7301

$$

Frank



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