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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Taunton MA
239 PM EDT Fri Jun 16 2017

Windham CT-Northern Bristol MA-Southern Bristol MA-
Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-
Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Putnam, Willimantic, Taunton, Fall River,
New Bedford, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry,
West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,
Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham
239 PM EDT Fri Jun 16 2017

...Locally heavy rain showers over southeastern New England...

At 239 PM...Doppler radar showed showers increasing over all of
Rhode Island and Windham County in northeastern Connecticut. Some
of the showers were locally heavy, causing ponding of water on
area roadways. Rainfall rates up to one-half to three- quarters of
an inch per hour were occurring.

The showers were lifting to the northeast and will also
be affecting southeastern Worcester and Norfolk Counties
in Massachusetts after 3 PM.


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