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Tornado Warning Issued By NWS For Tewksbury Area

Aug 04, 2015 02:49PM ● By Bill Gilman
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT

* AT 228 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
  OVER LITTLETON...OR NEAR CHELMSFORD...AND WAS MOVING EAST AT 35
  MPH.

* SOME LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LOWELL...BILLERICA...CHELMSFORD...TEWKSBURY...BURLINGTON...
  WESTFORD...ACTON...CONCORD...BEDFORD...LITTLETON...AYER...
  BOXBOROUGH AND CARLISLE.

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.

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