Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1033 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  South central Hampden County in western Massachusetts...

* Until 1230 AM EDT

* At 1032 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to
  two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected
  to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Springfield, Enfield, Westfield, Agawam, West Springfield,
  Longmeadow, East Longmeadow and Southwick.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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 4211 7272 4209 7247 4204 7249 4203 7252
      4203 7257 4202 7259 4202 7260 4203 7261
      4204 7273



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