Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1043 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL TONIGHT...

.A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LEAD TO THE POSSIBILITY OF HEAVY
RAINFALL AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHEAST
MASSACHUSETTS OVERNIGHT. THE POSSIBILITY OF A RELATIVELY FAST
ACCUMULATION OF 3-6 INCHES OF RAINFALL EXISTS LOCALLY WITHIN THE
WATCH.

MAZ017>024-021045-
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NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...
PROVINCETOWN...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET
1043 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THURSDAY...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING COUNTIES...BARNSTABLE...BRISTOL...DUKES...NANTUCKET
  AND PLYMOUTH.

* UNTIL 8 AM EDT THURSDAY

* PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS MAY LEAD TO
  HIGH RAINFALL TOTALS THROUGH TOMORROW MORNING. THE POSSIBILITY
  OF A LOCALIZED 3-6 INCH AMOUNT IS POSSIBLE. RAINFALL RATES OF
  1-2 INCHES AN HOUR ARE ALSO POSSIBLE...WHICH COULD YIELD URBAN
  FLOODING ESPECIALLY AT TYPICALLY PRONE LOCATIONS.

* IF THESE HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE OBSERVED...LOCALIZED
  FLOODING IS POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY URBAN AND STREET FLOODING
  WHERE DRAINAGE IS POOR. LOW-LYING AREA AND BASEMENT FLOODING
  ALSO CANNOT BE RULED OUT. ALSO...FLASHIER SMALL STREAMS MAY
  QUICKLY RISE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

RLG


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