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TORNADO WARNING!

Aug 04, 2018 10:29AM ● Published by Stephen York

PART/WB1GOF R1 Weather
WWUS51 KBOX 041425
SVSBOX

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1025 AM EDT SAT AUG 4 2018

MAC017-027-041445-
/O.CON.KBOX.TO.W.0010.000000T0000Z-180804T1445Z/
Worcester MA-Middlesex MA-
1025 AM EDT SAT AUG 4 2018

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 AM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN WORCESTER AND SOUTH CENTRAL MIDDLESEX COUNTIES...

At 1024 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 
was located over Grafton moving northeast at 30 mph. There have been 
many reports of significant damage in Webster. GET TO SAFETY 
IMMEDIATELY!

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without 
         shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage 
         to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.  Tree damage is 
         likely.

This dangerous storm will be near...
  Upton around 1035 AM EDT.
  Shrewsbury around 1040 AM EDT.
  Westborough, Hopkinton and Northborough around 1045 AM EDT.
  Berlin around 1050 AM EDT.
  Marlborough, Ashland and Southborough around 1055 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!
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