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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 10:58 AM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southwestern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...
southern Hampshire County in western Massachusetts...
Hampden County in western Massachusetts...

* until 300 PM EDT.

* At 1055 am EDT Doppler radar indicated rain, heavy at times,
crossing through southwest and south central Massachusetts.
Rainfall totals so far included 3 inches in Westfield, and 1.5
inches in Springfield. Periods of rain, heavy at times, are
expected to continue into this afternoon. As a result flash
flooding is expected within the warning area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Springfield, Chicopee, Enfield, Westfield, Holyoke, Agawam, West
Springfield, Ludlow, South Hadley, Webster, Southbridge, Auburn,
Easthampton, Longmeadow, Suffield, East Longmeadow, Belchertown,
Wilbraham, Oxford and Millbury.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding will occur quickly, and
could be life threatening for those who try to drive through flooded
roads or underpasses. Find alternate routes. Those near small
streams need to get to higher ground immediately.


Lat... Lon 4215 7307 4214 7305 4225 7300 4232 7301
      4233 7290 4224 7289 4233 7195 4216 7188
      4218 7174 4201 7172 4203 7221 4202 7260
      4204 7276 4200 7277 4200 7281 4204 7282
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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:06 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Connecticut, Massachusetts, and northern
Rhode Island, including the following areas, in northern
Connecticut, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham. In Massachusetts,
eastern Hampshire, Essex, Hampden, Middlesex, Norfolk,
northern Bristol, northern Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester.
In northern Rhode Island, Kent and Providence.

* Through late tonight

* bands of torrential rain showers associated with the remnants
of Florence will continue to track across the watch area thru
this afternoon. A large portion of western and north central
Massachusetts has already received 2 to 4 inches of rainfall.
Up to an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain is possible within
the watch area thru this afternoon.

* As a result of the rain that has fallen and expected rainfall
over the next few hours, both small stream and urban flash
flooding remain possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:06 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Connecticut, Massachusetts, and northern
Rhode Island, including the following areas, in northern
Connecticut, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham. In Massachusetts,
eastern Hampshire, Essex, Hampden, Middlesex, Norfolk,
northern Bristol, northern Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester.
In northern Rhode Island, Kent and Providence.

* Through late tonight

* bands of torrential rain showers associated with the remnants
of Florence will continue to track across the watch area thru
this afternoon. A large portion of western and north central
Massachusetts has already received 2 to 4 inches of rainfall.
Up to an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain is possible within
the watch area thru this afternoon.

* As a result of the rain that has fallen and expected rainfall
over the next few hours, both small stream and urban flash
flooding remain possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.