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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Taunton MA
606 AM EDT Sat Oct 14 2017

Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-
Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-
Nantucket MA-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-
Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River,
New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown,
Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich,
East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett,
Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham
606 AM EDT Sat Oct 14 2017

...Periods of Moderate to Heavy Rain Likely South Coast Today...

Bands of moderate to heavy rain were developing just before
sunrise south of Long Island New York. This area of rain was
moving northeast and will overspread the south coast of Rhode
Island and Massachusetts later this morning and continue into
early afternoon before ending around mid afternoon.

Rain may be heavy at times and could result in minor poor
drainage/street flooding, possibly as far north as Cranston,
Warwick, Providence eastward to Fall River to New Bedford. It is
also possible that the bulk of the heavy rain remains just



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