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Residents asked to take shelter during tornado warning Thursday morning

by | Aug 19, 2021 | Featured: News, News

The Hopkinton Fire Department tweeted a request at 10:40 a.m. for residents to take shelter for the following 20 minutes due to potentially severe weather approaching.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for south central Middlesex County and surrounding areas. The weather could bring quarter-sized hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Individuals are encouraged to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of their building until the threat passes.

UPDATE, 11 am.: The alert was changed to a thunderstorm warning until 11:15 a.m.

Wind damage to trees and power lines is possible, along with minor hail damage to vehicles.

A flash flood warning was issued until 1:45 p.m.

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