Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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000 WGUS71 KBOX 212247 FFSBOX FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 647 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 MAC013-015-027-220100- /O.CON.KBOX.FF.W.0046.000000T0000Z-141022T0100Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ HAMPDEN MA-HAMPSHIRE MA-WORCESTER MA- 647 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN HAMPDEN...SOUTHEASTERN HAMPSHIRE AND WEST CENTRAL WORCESTER COUNTIES... AT 644 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN WITH AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 5 INCHES IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF WARE...AND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY OF WARREN AND PALMER MASSACHUSETTS. FLASH FLOODING IS EITHER ALREADY ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED FOR RAPID AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING FLOODING. IN URBAN AREAS AVOID FLOODED ROADS AND OBEY ROAD CLOSURES. THOSE NEAR SMALL STREAMS MUST HEAD FOR HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY. && LAT...LON 4219 7237 4233 7223 4223 7209 4204 7228 $$ SIPPRELL

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