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Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 2:01 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...
north central Norfolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
Suffolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
Essex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...

* until 600 PM EDT.

* At 200 PM EDT, radar indicated that the widespread area of
moderate to heavy rain had tracked south of the Worcester and
Boston areas. Some light rain did remain over northeast and
central Massachusetts.

* Any existing urban and poor drainage flooding in central and
northeast Massachusetts, including the Boston area, may take some
time to recede. However, renewed poor drainage flooding is not
expected during this afternoon. As of 2 PM, some area rivers and
streams were still climbing, and minor flooding may occur during
this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Boston, Worcester, Lowell, Cambridge, Quincy, Lynn, Newton,
Lawrence, Somerville, Framingham, Haverhill, Waltham, Malden,
Brookline, Medford, Revere, Peabody, Methuen, Arlington and
Everett.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. Do not
drive through roads or underpasses that are flooded. Avoid flooded
areas near small streams and move to higher ground immediately.


Lat... Lon 4287 7082 4283 7081 4281 7087 4280 7078
      4270 7076 4270 7064 4265 7059 4254 7090
      4254 7087 4242 7091 4245 7103 4234 7088
      4229 7095 4216 7187 4233 7195 4240 7161
      4270 7164 4270 7129 4282 7112 4289 7090


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1123 am EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Windham County in northern Connecticut...
northeastern Tolland County in northern Connecticut...
southeastern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...
Norfolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
southern Suffolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
south central Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
northern Plymouth County in southeastern Massachusetts...
northwestern Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts...
Providence County in Rhode Island...

* until 315 PM EDT.

* At 1120 am EDT Doppler radar indicated showers and thunderstorms
producing very heavy rain within the warned area. Flash flooding
is expected to begin shortly.

* As of 1120 am, the heaviest rainfall extended from extreme
northeast Connecticut into far northwest Rhode Island,
northeastward into the Boston corridor. Rainfall rates in this
area were as high as 2 to 5 inches per hour. This band may shift
to the south over the next couple of hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Boston, Brockton, Quincy, Pawtucket, Taunton, Weymouth, Woonsocket,
Braintree, Cumberland, Randolph, North Providence, Franklin,
Johnston, North Attleborough, Norwood, Milford, Milton, Stoughton,
Bridgewater and Windham.

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 4172 7224 4202 7226 4202 7172 4218 7174
      4229 7096 4234 7088 4205 7065 4168 7220


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1017 am EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southeastern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...
north central Norfolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
Suffolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
Essex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...

* until 215 PM EDT.

* At 1015 am EDT Doppler radar indicated a swath of heavy rain
moving across the warned area. Rainfall rates of up to 1 to 3
inches per hour were occurring. Flash flooding is expected to
begin shortly. This includes rapid ponding of water in urban poor
drainage areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Boston, Worcester, Lowell, Cambridge, Quincy, Lynn, Nashua, Newton,
Lawrence, Somerville, Framingham, Haverhill, Waltham, Malden,
Brookline, Medford, Revere, Peabody, Methuen and Arlington.

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 4287 7082 4281 7087 4280 7078 4269 7074
      4270 7062 4265 7056 4241 7090 4242 7096
      4235 7094 4235 7087 4229 7097 4216 7188
      4233 7194 4240 7162 4271 7163 4270 7129
      4274 7118 4281 7116 4281 7107 4289 7091


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:54 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 northeast Connecticut, Massachusetts, and northern
Rhode Island, including the following areas, in northern
Connecticut, Windham. In Massachusetts, Essex, 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.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:54 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 northeast Connecticut, Massachusetts, and northern
Rhode Island, including the following areas, in northern
Connecticut, Windham. In Massachusetts, Essex, 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.



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