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WUUS51 KBOX 152157  
SVRBOX  
RIC003-005-009-152245-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.SV.W.0011.180515T2157Z-180515T2245Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
557 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN RHODE ISLAND...  
NEWPORT COUNTY IN RHODE ISLAND...  
SOUTHWESTERN KENT COUNTY IN RHODE ISLAND...  
 
* UNTIL 645 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 556 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM SPRAGUE TO PRESTON TO LEDYARD CENTER TO NEAR NEW  
LONDON TO NEAR PLUM ISLAND, MOVING EAST AT 65 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, NORTH KINGSTOWN, NEWPORT, WESTERLY, PORTSMOUTH,  
MIDDLETOWN, NARRAGANSETT, TIVERTON, EAST GREENWICH, HOPKINTON,  
CHARLESTOWN, RICHMOND, EXETER, WEST GREENWICH, JAMESTOWN, LITTLE  
COMPTON AND PRUDENCE ISLAND.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4130 7187 4133 7190 4132 7185 4134 7183  
4141 7184 4142 7180 4163 7178 4157 7115  
4149 7111 4145 7120 4149 7122 4147 7128  
4144 7131 4144 7141 4135 7148 4136 7156  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2156Z 285DEG 56KT 4165 7205 4157 7198 4149 7201 4138  
7207 4126 7223  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
SIPPRELL  
 
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