Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS81 KBOX 240043 SPSBOX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 843 PM EDT WED MAY 23 2018 MAZ004-005-012>016-018-019-240115- Southern Worcester MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Suffolk MA- Western Norfolk MA-Central Middlesex County MA-Eastern Norfolk MA- Western Plymouth MA-Northern Worcester MA-Southeast Middlesex MA- 843 PM EDT WED MAY 23 2018 ...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS SWEEPING SOUTHEAST OVER EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... At 841 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Sterling to Marlborough to near Waltham. Movement was southeast at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph will accompany these storms. Locations impacted include... Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Newton, Framingham, Waltham, Brookline, Weymouth, Leominster, Marlborough, Braintree, Shrewsbury, Natick, Randolph, Watertown, Franklin, Lexington, Needham, Norwood and Milford. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 4247 7131 4215 7070 4209 7167 4250 7179 TIME...MOT...LOC 0041Z 317DEG 26KT 4247 7176 4234 7152 4236 7126 $$ Sipprell

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