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Warnings

severe thunderstorm
Windham County, CT

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
616 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
NORTHERN WINDHAM COUNTY IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...
CENTRAL TOLLAND COUNTY IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 615 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER VERNON...AND WAS MOVING EAST
AT 30 MPH.

* SOME LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
VERNON...MANSFIELD...KILLINGLY...WEBSTER...SOUTHBRIDGE...
ELLINGTON...TOLLAND...COVENTRY...STAFFORD...DUDLEY...HEBRON...
PUTNAM...THOMPSON...BROOKLYN...WOODSTOCK...WILLINGTON...BOLTON...
ASHFORD...POMFRET AND ANDOVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL. GO
INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. DRIVERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR LOW
VISIBILITY AND AVOID FLOODED ROADS.

&&

LAT...LON 4203 7205 4203 7187 4179 7180 4172 7246
4190 7248
TIME...MOT...LOC 2215Z 250DEG 28KT 4182 7248
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Watches

severe thunderstorm
Providence County, RI

RI
. RHODE ISLAND COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

PROVIDENCE
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Norfolk County, MA

MA
. MASSACHUSETTS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BERKSHIRE ESSEX FRANKLIN
HAMPDEN HAMPSHIRE MIDDLESEX
NORFOLK SUFFOLK WORCESTER
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Worcester County, MA

MA
. MASSACHUSETTS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BERKSHIRE ESSEX FRANKLIN
HAMPDEN HAMPSHIRE MIDDLESEX
NORFOLK SUFFOLK WORCESTER
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Windham County, CT

CT
. CONNECTICUT COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

HARTFORD TOLLAND WINDHAM
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Advisories

flood
Worcester County, MA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
EAST CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...
NORTHWESTERN WORCESTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...
SOUTHEASTERN CHESHIRE COUNTY IN SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 542 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
FITCHBURG...JAFFREY...GARDNER...ATHOL...WINCHENDON...TEMPLETON...
RUTLAND...WESTMINSTER...ASHBURNHAM...RINDGE...BARRE...NEW
IPSWICH...HUBBARDSTON...PRINCETON...ASHBY...HARDWICK...
FITZWILLIAM...OAKHAM...PHILLIPSTON...ROYALSTON...PETERSHAM AND NEW
SALEM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS.

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LAT...LON 4277 7194 4271 7193 4271 7190 4267 7186
4264 7186 4264 7182 4234 7197 4242 7235
4283 7208

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Weather

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
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A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect until 8pm this evening for northern RI and to the north and west. T-storms with damaging wind (60+ mph) and severe hail (up to 2" diameter) will be possible across the watch area.

Still very humid this afternoon with some hazy sunshine, showers and a gusty thunderstorm still possible through the afternoon and into the early evening, look for highs near 80. Slowly drying out tonight with lows near 62.

Tomorrow will be mostly sunny and a lot less humid with highs near 78. Very nice weather will continue through at least Thursday. More humid conditions are possible Friday and Saturday.

Kevin Coskren, ABC StormTracker WeatherTeam

kcoskren@abc6.com

7-Day Forecast: Providence

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
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  • 70°

Scattered showers and isolated strong storms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 62°

Less humid

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 62°

Mostly sunny, cooler, comfortable

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 62°

Mostly sunny

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 66°

Sun and clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 66°

Spot shower possible

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 64°

Sun and clouds

Currently in Providence, RI as of

  • 80°(Feels like 83°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SW @ 17 mph, gusting to 26 mph
  • Barometer: 29.50 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:36
  • Sunset: 20:08
  • Humidity: 67%
  • UV Index: 9.00

Currently in Westerly, RI as of

  • 79°(Feels like 82°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.52 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:38
  • Sunset: 20:08
  • Humidity: 67%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Newport, RI as of

  • 75°(Feels like 78°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSW @ 13 mph, gusting to 24 mph
  • Barometer: 29.52 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:36
  • Sunset: 20:07
  • Humidity: 74%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Boston, MA as of

  • 82°(Feels like 85°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 16 mph
  • Barometer: 29.44 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:33
  • Sunset: 20:08
  • Humidity: 63%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Currently in Worcester, MA as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: SW @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.50 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:36
  • Sunset: 20:11
  • Humidity: 87%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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