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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
333 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

MAZ005-012>016-RIZ001-210830-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER-EASTERN NORFOLK-WESTERN NORFOLK-SOUTHEAST
MIDDLESEX-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX COUNTY-SUFFOLK-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE-
333 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING IN NORTHEASTERN WINDHAM...
NORTHWESTERN BRISTOL...NORFOLK...SOUTHEASTERN WORCESTER...SUFFOLK...
SOUTHEASTERN MIDDLESEX AND NORTHERN PROVIDENCE COUNTIES COUNTIES...

AT 332 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CLUSTER NEAR NORTH SMITHFIELD...OR NEAR
WOONSOCKET...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BOSTON...CAMBRIDGE...QUINCY...NEWTON...FRAMINGHAM...WALTHAM...
BROOKLINE...ARLINGTON...WOONSOCKET...BRAINTREE...CUMBERLAND...
NATICK...RANDOLPH...WATERTOWN...FRANKLIN...LEXINGTON...NEEDHAM...
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH...NORWOOD AND MILFORD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MINOR URBAN AND
POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADS...ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. FOR
YOUR SAFETY...GO INSIDE OR IN A VEHICLE. STAY AWAY FROM OPEN AREAS
SUCH AS BALL FIELDS...GOLF COURSES AND PARKS. WAIT AT LEAST 30
MINUTES AFTER THE STORM ENDS TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

&&

LAT...LON 4245 7122 4233 7104 4231 7104 4230 7105
      4229 7102 4228 7102 4227 7099 4227 7095
      4226 7098 4225 7098 4186 7155 4186 7157
      4183 7159 4195 7180 4200 7180
TIME...MOT...LOC 0732Z 223DEG 38KT 4195 7162

$$

BELK




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