Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS81 KALY 181917 SPSALY Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Albany NY 317 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018 CTZ001-013-NYZ065-066-182015- Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Eastern Dutchess-Western Dutchess- 317 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018 ...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT LITCHFIELD AND SOUTHERN DUTCHESS COUNTIES... At 317 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered over Dover Plains, or 10 miles north of Sherman, moving east at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm. This storm will be near... Sherman and Gaylordsville around 320 PM EDT. Kent around 325 PM EDT. New Milford around 330 PM EDT. Cornwall Bridge around 335 PM EDT. New Preston around 340 PM EDT. Litchfield around 355 PM EDT. Thomaston around 405 PM EDT. Northwest Harwinton around 410 PM EDT. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. LAT...LON 4145 7400 4163 7395 4186 7355 4189 7315 4197 7289 4189 7294 4181 7295 4180 7302 4164 7298 4156 7316 4151 7316 4151 7332 4149 7333 4147 7332 4151 7339 4149 7344 4167 7352 4153 7353 4149 7393 4144 7398 TIME...MOT...LOC 1917Z 269DEG 25KT 4173 7353 $$ JEC

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