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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 10:44 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northwestern Hartford County in northern Connecticut...
south central Hampshire County in western Massachusetts...
western Hampden County in western Massachusetts...

* until 1145 PM EDT.

* At 1043 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Sandisfield to near New Preston, moving
northeast at 40 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include...
West Hartford, Bristol, Westfield, Holyoke, Windsor, Northampton,
Agawam, West Springfield, Farmington, Simsbury, Bloomfield, Avon,
Easthampton, Suffield, Granby, Canton, Southwick, Burlington,
Southampton and East Granby.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 4215 7307 4215 7303 4220 7302 4230 7262
      4174 7276 4169 7299 4180 7302 4181 7295
      4184 7294 4185 7295 4188 7295 4190 7291
      4197 7289 4197 7303 4204 7301 4204 7306
time... Mot... loc 0243z 239deg 34kt 4212 7323 4166 7332

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 10:33 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 340 remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT

MA
. Massachusetts counties included are

Hampden


Special Statement
Issued: 10:24 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Strong thunderstorm...

At 1024 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Enfield, moving east at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will accompany this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Springfield, Enfield, Westfield, Vernon, Windsor, Agawam, West
Springfield, South Windsor, Bloomfield, Longmeadow, Suffield, East
Longmeadow, Ellington, Tolland, Wilbraham, Windsor Locks, Palmer,
Stafford, Somers and East Windsor.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Do not drive through flooded roads or underpasses. Avoid low lying
areas near small streams.

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 4217 7222 4215 7220 4216 7214 4203 7213
      4203 7210 4196 7210 4196 7222 4189 7222
      4183 7273 4211 7275
time... Mot... loc 0224z 259deg 30kt 4197 7260


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