Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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000 WGUS81 KBOX 010201 FLSBOX FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 1001 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014 MAC005-007-RIC005-009-010400- /O.NEW.KBOX.FA.Y.0111.140901T0201Z-140901T0400Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ BRISTOL MA-DUKES MA-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI- 1001 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... SOUTHEASTERN BRISTOL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... NORTHWESTERN DUKES COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN RHODE ISLAND... SOUTHERN NEWPORT COUNTY IN RHODE ISLAND... * UNTIL 1200 AM EDT * AT 956 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND. RADAR INDICATED THAT 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS THIS AREA AND AN ADDITIONAL INCH WILL LIKELY CAUSE MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. THE AREA WAS MOVING TO THE EAST AT 25 MPH. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE DARTMOUTH...SOUTH KINGSTOWN...NORTH KINGSTOWN...NEWPORT... WESTERLY...PORTSMOUTH...MIDDLETOWN...FAIRHAVEN...NARRAGANSETT... TIVERTON...WESTPORT...HOPKINTON...CHARLESTOWN...RICHMOND... EXETER...JAMESTOWN...LITTLE COMPTON AND GOSNOLD. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS. && LAT...LON 4148 7179 4160 7082 4159 7082 4158 7094 4152 7096 4150 7113 4149 7103 4149 7114 4147 7086 4148 7077 4147 7078 4144 7083 4146 7121 4143 7085 4141 7095 4147 7142 4136 7149 4132 7183 $$ FIELD

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