Tornado Warning Issued for Middlesex and Worcester Counties
GEORGETOWN, Mass. — The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for Worcester and Middlesex Counties until 2:30 pm..
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Full Text of NWS Severe Weather Statement:
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 207 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN WORCESTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS... NORTH CENTRAL MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... * UNTIL 230 PM EDT * AT 206 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER LEOMINSTER...AND WAS MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH. * SOME LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... LOWELL...LEOMINSTER...FITCHBURG...BILLERICA...CHELMSFORD... WESTFORD...ACTON...CONCORD...CLINTON...BEDFORD...TYNGSBOROUGH... GROTON...LUNENBURG...LITTLETON...LANCASTER...STERLING...AYER... SHIRLEY...STOW AND HARVARD. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TAKE COVER NOW! DO NOT WAIT TO SEE THE TORNADO. GO TO A BASEMENT OR INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING...AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF IN A VEHICLE...A MOBILE HOME OR OUTDOORS...GET TO THE CLOSEST SHELTER. PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.