Special Weather Statement Issued Sept 8th 2012

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND... 
THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND BETWEEN NOON AND 2 PM...THEN BECOME MORE NUMEROUS DURING THE MID AND LATE 
AFTERNOON. SOME STORMS WILL LIKELY CONTAIN STRONG OR DAMAGING WINDS.  THEY WILL ALSO CONTAIN TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WHICH MAY CAUSE 
SMALL STREAM AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING. THERE IS A MUCH LOWER CHANCE OF TORNADOES...BUT IT IS A CHANCE WORTH MENTIONING. 
ALTHOUGH SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN NEW ENGLAND TYPICALLY DIMINISH WITH SUNSET...THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO EARLY 
NIGHT WITH CONTINUED CHANCE OF STRONG OR DAMAGING WINDS AND TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS. 
THE GREATEST RISK FOR STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE ACROSS CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...AND 
SOUTHWEST NEW HAMPSHIRE. THIS AREA WILL SPREAD EAST THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.
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