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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
246 PM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018

Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-
Western Plymouth MA-
246 PM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018


At 246 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
New Bedford, moving northeast at 20 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will accompany this

Locations impacted include...
New Bedford, Plymouth, Marion, Middleborough, Wareham, Fairhaven,
Carver, Lakeville, Acushnet, Freetown, Mattapoisett and Rochester.


Get indoors when this storm approaches. Winds may be strong enough to
produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches.

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 4164 7090 4167 7096 4190 7089 4185 7065
TIME...MOT...LOC 1846Z 209DEG 18KT 4168 7092



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