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Microburst slams through Wareham

In a parting shot from Hurricane Sandy, a microburst slammed Wareham Tuesday night with heavy thunderstorms and 90-mile-per-hour winds, the National Weather Service confirmed Wednesday.

The weather service dispatched a team Wednesday morning after reports of strong winds and frequent lightning and thunder, said Bill Simpson, meteorologist with the weather service’s Taunton office.

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