Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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000 WGUS81 KBOX 191532 FLSBOX FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 1132 AM EDT MON SEP 19 2016 MAC001-191730- /O.NEW.KBOX.FA.Y.0033.160919T1532Z-160919T1730Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ BARNSTABLE MA- 1132 AM EDT MON SEP 19 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... BARNSTABLE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... * UNTIL 130 PM EDT * AT 1129 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO THE ADVISED AREA THAT WILL CAUSE OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AND MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. * RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL RATES PER HOUR OF UP TO 2 INCHES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS. THESE RAINFALL RATES ARE ANTICIPATED TO MOVE INTO THE ADVISED AREA RESULTING IN URBAN FLOODING. * IN ADDITION...TIDES REMAIN HIGH AS HIGH TIDE PEAKED AROUND 1030 AM FOR THE ADVISED AREA. THIS WILL LIMIT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF RAINFALL DRAINAGE. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE PLYMOUTH...BARNSTABLE...FALMOUTH...BREWSTER...YARMOUTH... SANDWICH...BOURNE...DENNIS...MASHPEE...HARWICH AND HYANNIS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS. A FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS. && LAT...LON 4165 7015 4165 7026 4162 7033 4164 7035 4159 7046 4157 7046 4152 7069 4154 7065 4165 7065 4166 7062 4167 7064 4167 7062 4177 7062 4181 7054 4173 7034 4172 7031 4172 7033 4171 7033 4178 7004 $$ SIPPRELL

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