Northern Worcester Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 6:33 PM EDT on August 27, 2014

...A line of thunderstorms in central Massachusetts moving east southeast toward northeast Connecticut...northern Rhode Island and into Metro West Boston...

At 630 PM EDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Worcester to East Longmeadow...and was moving southeast at 25 mph.

Heavy rainfall was occurring with these storms. Minor urban and poor drainage flooding can be expected. Do not drive through flooded roads. Also hail up to the size of peas and wind gusts up to 30 mph can be expected with these storms.

Locations impacted include... Worcester...Springfield...Shrewsbury...Franklin...Agawam...Milford... Westborough...Grafton...Webster...Southbridge...Bellingham... Auburn...Burrillville...Longmeadow...East Longmeadow...Northbridge... Ellington...Tolland...Hopkinton and Wilbraham.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Frequent lightning was occurring with these storms. 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 storms end to resume outdoor activities.

Lat...Lon 4206 7263 4231 7181 4222 7160 4219 7158 4219 7152 4216 7148 4211 7133 4185 7219 4200 7250 4204 7251 4203 7257 time...Mot...loc 2230z 301deg 20kt 4225 7184 4206 7248

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