Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
305 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-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...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...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...BLOCK ISLAND
305 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS
  AND RHODE ISLAND...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHERN
  CONNECTICUT...HARTFORD...TOLLAND AND WINDHAM COUNTIES...IN
  SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...BARNSTABLE...DUKES...NANTUCKET...
  PLYMOUTH...AND BRISTOL COUNTIES...AND IN RHODE ISLAND...
  PROVIDENCE...KENT...BRISTOL...NEWPORT...WASHINGTON...AND BLOCK
  ISLAND

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES SOUTH OF THE MASS PIKE WHERE
  RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. LOCATIONS NEAR
  THE SOUTH COAST...CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS ARE MOST LIKELY TO
  RECEIVE THE HIGHEST RAINFALL TOTALS.

* SIGNIFICANT URBAN FLOODING IS POSSIBLE INCLUDING ROADS AND
  UNDERPASSES THAT ARE PRONE TO FLOODING IN HEAVY RAIN. SOME
  SMALL STREAMS MAY ALSO RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO RAPID AND LIFE THREATENING FLOODING. BE PREPARED. IF YOU LIVE
OR WORK IN AN AREA PRONE TO FLOODING...KNOW A SAFE PLACE TO GO IF
FLOODING OCCURS OR IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.

DRIVERS SHOULD PLAN TO AVOID FLOODED ROADS AND HAVE AN ALTERNATE
ROUTE AVAILABLE.

STAY TUNED TO LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

SIPPRELL/JWD


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