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Post-Tropical Cyclone Isaias Local Statement Advisory Number 32
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA  AL092020
1104 PM EDT Tue Aug 4 2020

This product covers Southern New England

** ISAIAS BECOMES A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE AS IT MOVES INTO 
SOUTHEASTERN CANADA ** 

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - All watches and warnings have been canceled

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 210 miles north-northwest of Boston MA
    - 45.3N 72.5W
    - Storm Intensity 45 mph
    - Movement North-northeast or 20 degrees at 38 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Isaias will move farther away from the region tonight. Winds will 
continue to subside overnight. Rough surf and an increased risk of 
dangerous rip currents will affect south coastal beaches through 
Wednesday.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
No impacts are anticipated at this time across Southern New England.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

Do not go sightseeing within impacted communities. Sightseers 
interfere with the emergency work of first responders.

When clearing out fallen trees, be careful with chainsaws and axes. 
Always wear protective gear and keep others at a safe distance. Leaning
trees and those which have fallen on roofs or power lines can be 
especially dangerous. If you are not in good health or unsure about 
what you are doing, have someone with tree cutting experience do the 
job. Never cut trees without a partner.

Always use flashlights if you lose power. Never use candles which are 
a fire hazard.

If using a generator, avoid carbon monoxide poisoning by following 
instructions provided by the manufacturer. Operate your generator in a 
well-ventilated space outside of your living area and away from open 
doors and windows.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org

NEXT UPDATE
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As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement 
issued by the National Weather Service in Boston/Norton MA regarding 
the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

$$

JWD