Special Weather Statement
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835 WWUS81 KBOX 181807 SPSBOX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 207 PM EDT TUE SEP 18 2018 MAZ017>022-RIZ003>008-181845- Eastern Plymouth MA-Northern Bristol MA-Southern Bristol MA- Southern Plymouth MA-Western Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Bristol RI- Washington RI-Block Island RI-Eastern Kent RI-Western Kent RI- Newport RI- 207 PM EDT TUE SEP 18 2018 ...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING THROUGH SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND... At 205 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 10 miles east of Duxbury to near Mystic. Movement was southeast at 15 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph, torrential downpours, and cloud to ground lightning will accompany these storms. Locations impacted include... New Bedford, Fall River, Warwick, Plymouth, Taunton, Barnstable, Dartmouth, Falmouth, South Kingstown, North Kingstown, Newport, Bristol, Marion, Provincetown, Block Island, Middleborough, Westerly, Wareham, Sandwich and Bourne. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Get indoors when these storms approach. Winds may be strong enough to produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches. Do not attempt to drive through flooded roadways. && LAT...LON 4134 7163 4131 7188 4151 7179 4207 7062 4180 7051 4178 7047 4175 7031 4193 7009 4209 7024 4198 6998 4189 6996 4159 7066 4171 7068 4147 7101 4144 7120 4149 7122 4135 7148 4135 7162 4119 7154 4115 7161 TIME...MOT...LOC 1805Z 312DEG 14KT 4202 7050 4133 7200 $$ Field

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