Flash Flood Watch
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000 WGUS61 KBOX 221936 FFABOX URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 336 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014 ...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING MAY RESULT IN LOCALIZED FLOODING... MAZ022-230345- /O.EXA.KBOX.FA.A.0007.141022T2100Z-141023T1500Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ BARNSTABLE MA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN 336 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS EXPANDED THE * FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREA...BARNSTABLE. * THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING * AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WILL OVER SPREAD THE REGION THIS EVENING. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...BEFORE TAPERING TO SCATTERED SHOWERS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. * A WIDESPREAD 1.50 TO 2.50 INCHES OF RAIN IS ANTICIPATED...BUT LOCALIZED 4 INCH AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. THIS MAY RESULT IN POCKETS OF LOCALIZED FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS. 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. && $$ MAZ005>007-013>021-026-NHZ012-015-230345- /O.CON.KBOX.FA.A.0007.141022T2100Z-141023T1500Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA- WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA- EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA- EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA- NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH- WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE... GLOUCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY... TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD... MATTAPOISETT...AYER...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE 336 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014 ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * PORTIONS OF MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN MASSACHUSETTS... BRISTOL...ESSEX...MIDDLESEX...NORFOLK...PLYMOUTH AND SUFFOLK. IN SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...HILLSBOROUGH. * THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING * AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WILL OVER SPREAD THE REGION THIS EVENING. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...BEFORE TAPERING TO SCATTERED SHOWERS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. * A WIDESPREAD 1.50 TO 2.50 INCHES OF RAIN IS ANTICIPATED...BUT LOCALIZED 4 INCH AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. THIS MAY RESULT IN POCKETS OF LOCALIZED FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. && $$ FRANK

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