Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Taunton MA
333 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-
Including the cities of Greenfield, Orange, Barre, and Fitchburg
333 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Massachusetts and western Massachusetts,
  including the following areas, in central Massachusetts,
  Northern Worcester. In western Massachusetts, Eastern
  Franklin.

* Through this afternoon

* An ice jam remains frozen in place on the Millers River near
  Athol. Heavy rain on Tuesday may cause renewed flooding in the
  vicinity of the ice jam.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

Those who live or work near the Millers River should pay
attention for possible Flood Warnings. Be ready to move to higher
ground and avoid flooded roadways if flooding occurs.

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