• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    MAZ004-005-007-012>018-020-021-RIZ001-002-004>007-162200- Southern Worcester MA-Eastern Essex MA-Suffolk MA- Central Middlesex County MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Eastern Norfolk MA- Western Plymouth MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Northern Bristol MA- Southern Bristol MA-Western Norfolk MA-Northern Worcester MA- Eastern Kent RI-Newport RI-Northwest Providence RI-Bristol RI- Washington RI-Southeast Providence RI- 514 PM EDT MON APR 16 2018 ...A line of showers with embedded thunder will move across eastern and central Massachusetts and eastern Rhode Island through 6 PM... At 508 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a band of heavy showers and embedded thunderstorms extending from near Fairhaven and New Bedford to Jamestown. The showers and storms were moving north at 80 mph. There may be brief heavy downpours with these showers, along with wind gusts up to 40 to 45 mph. Locations impacted include... Boston, Providence, Cambridge, New Bedford, Brockton, Quincy, Fall River, Newton, Warwick, Cranston, Somerville, Pawtucket, Framingham, Waltham, Malden, Brookline, Medford, Taunton, Weymouth and Revere. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Get indoors when these storms approach. Winds may be strong enough to produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches. && LAT...LON 4165 7084 4148 7144 4242 7159 4256 7106 TIME...MOT...LOC 2108Z 172DEG 76KT 4164 7085 4148 7144 $$

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