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Special Weather Statement
Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of Essex and northeastern Middlesex Counties through 430 PM EDT

Special Weather Statement issued May 28 at 3:31PM EDT by NWS Boston/Norton MA

At 330 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Exeter to near Chelmsford. Movement was east at 20 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph and penny size hail. Brief heavy downpours can also be expected.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Strong winds could cause minor damage such as downed branches. Heavy rain may cause ponding of water or minor flooding in areas that drain water poorly.

Locations impacted include... Lowell, Lynn, Lawrence, Haverhill, Peabody, Methuen, Salem, Billerica, Beverly, Woburn, Chelmsford, Andover, Dracut, Tewksbury, Gloucester, North Andover, Saugus, Danvers, Wakefield and Reading.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Get indoors when you hear thunder. Do not resume outdoor activities until at least 30 minutes after the storm has passed.

These storms may intensify and become severe. Stay tuned to your local media for updates and possible warnings.
Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 507 AM EDT Sat May 28 2022
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northern Connecticut, all of Massachusetts east of Berkshire County, and Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across much of the interior this afternoon into the evening. Timing wise the risk looks highest between 12-6 PM. The main threats with any stronger storms are damaging wind gusts and small hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.
Southeast Middlesex MA Forecast
Issued 2022-05-28 At: 2:53 PM EDT
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Forecast Synopsis

Showers lifting further offshore from the Cape this morning. Will have a bit of a lull in activity for a few hours with some breaks of sunshine. A cold front moves in this afternoon into the evening bringing showers and thunderstorms especially across the interior where a few strong to severe storms are possible. Turning warmer and dry with summer-like temperatures for the rest of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Cooling trend Tuesday near the coast and for the rest of the region on Wednesday as a backdoor cold front moves through. Somewhat unsettled weather toward the end of the week.

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This Afternoon
Showers And Thunderstorms
High 78

Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. High near 78, with temperatures falling to around 71 in the afternoon. West wind around 12 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

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Tonight
Showers And Thunderstorms Likely then Partly Cloudy
Low 54

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

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Sunday
Sunny
High 79

Sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 2 to 7 mph.

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Sunday Night
Mostly Clear
Low 58

Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

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Memorial Day
Sunny
High 88

Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

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Monday Night
Mostly Cloudy
Low 64

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 8 mph.

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Tuesday
Partly Sunny
High 75

Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

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Tuesday Night
Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy
Low 55

A slight chance of rain showers between 7pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 2 to 7 mph.

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Wednesday
Partly Sunny then Chance Rain Showers
High 69

A chance of rain showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Wednesday Night
Chance Rain Showers
Low 57

A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

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Thursday
Chance Rain Showers
High 74

A chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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Thursday Night
Chance Rain Showers
Low 57

A chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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Friday
Chance Rain Showers
High 74

A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Friday Night
Chance Rain Showers
Low 56

A chance of rain showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Forecast By NWS Forecast Office - Boston / Norton, MA
NOAA-NWS Boston / Norton, MA