555  
WWUS81 KBOX 212305  
SPSBOX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
705 PM EDT WED JUN 21 2017  
 
RIZ006-007-212345-  
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-  
705 PM EDT WED JUN 21 2017  
   
..STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND
 
 
AT 704 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
NORTH KINGSTOWN, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL ACCOMPANY THIS  
STORM, ALONG WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING.  
 
THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...  
JAMESTOWN AROUND 720 PM EDT.  
NEWPORT AND MIDDLETOWN AROUND 725 PM EDT.  
LITTLE COMPTON AROUND 745 PM EDT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
GET INDOORS WHEN THIS STORM APPROACHES. WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO  
PRODUCE MINOR DAMAGE, SUCH AS A FEW DOWNED BRANCHES.  
 
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE FAR AWAY FROM THE STORM. GO INSIDE A BUILDING  
OR VEHICLE. WAIT AT LEAST 30 MINUTES UNTIL AFTER THE STORM HAS  
PASSED TO RESUME OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4144 7158 4155 7157 4155 7141 4154 7140  
4155 7140 4156 7113 4147 7113 4144 7120  
4149 7122 4146 7123 4147 7128 4144 7131  
4144 7141 4143 7143  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2304Z 279DEG 26KT 4151 7151  
 

 
 
JWD  
 
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