431  
WFUS51 KBOX 152002  
TORBOX  
CTC003-152030-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.TO.W.0002.180515T2002Z-180515T2030Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
402 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL HARTFORD COUNTY IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...  
 
* UNTIL 430 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 401 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED NEAR SIMSBURY, OR 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF WINDSOR, MOVING  
EAST AT 35 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND HAIL UP TO TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE  
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.  
 
* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...  
AVON AROUND 410 PM EDT.  
WEST HARTFORD AND EAST GRANBY AROUND 415 PM EDT.  
HARTFORD, WINDSOR, BLOOMFIELD AND WINDSOR LOCKS AROUND 420 PM EDT.  
EAST WINDSOR AROUND 425 PM EDT.  
MANCHESTER, VERNON AND SOUTH WINDSOR AROUND 430 PM EDT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST  
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS OR IN  
A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT  
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4197 7250 4195 7249 4194 7251 4186 7252  
4186 7250 4181 7251 4181 7247 4167 7245  
4185 7295 4189 7294 4190 7291 4197 7289  
4197 7300 4201 7300  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2001Z 291DEG 31KT 4192 7284  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...2.00IN  
 

 
 
SIPPRELL  
 
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