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522 WWUS81 KBOX 240749 SPSBOX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Taunton MA 349 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017 MAZ017>024-RIZ001>008-241600- Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA- Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA- Nantucket 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 Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham 349 AM EDT Sat Jun 24 2017 ...Potential Flooding and Severe Weather Threats over Southeast New England... Moderate to heavy rain forecast across Southeast New England this morning with rainfall of 1 to 2 inches possible yields the potential for urban and poor drainage flood issues. Greater concern for coastal communities as rainfall will be coincident with high tide, yet a lower high tide as compared to recent astronomical high tides. In addition, embedded thunderstorms within the moderate to heavy rain are forecast. These storms may become strong to severe with the main threats being gusty winds and possibly a brief tornado or waterspout. Bulk of the flooding and severe weather threats are expected to occur through roughly noon, clearing out and concluding thereafter. $$ Sipprell

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