Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1132 AM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

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BARNSTABLE MA-
1132 AM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BARNSTABLE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...

* UNTIL 130 PM EDT

* AT 1129 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO
  THE ADVISED AREA THAT WILL CAUSE OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AND
  MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL RATES PER HOUR OF UP TO 2 INCHES HAVE
  BEEN OBSERVED OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF RHODE ISLAND AND
  MASSACHUSETTS. THESE RAINFALL RATES ARE ANTICIPATED TO MOVE INTO
  THE ADVISED AREA RESULTING IN URBAN FLOODING.

* IN ADDITION...TIDES REMAIN HIGH AS HIGH TIDE PEAKED AROUND 1030 AM
  FOR THE ADVISED AREA. THIS WILL LIMIT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF
  RAINFALL DRAINAGE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  PLYMOUTH...BARNSTABLE...FALMOUTH...BREWSTER...YARMOUTH...
  SANDWICH...BOURNE...DENNIS...MASHPEE...HARWICH AND HYANNIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS.

&&

LAT...LON 4165 7015 4165 7026 4162 7033 4164 7035
      4159 7046 4157 7046 4152 7069 4154 7065
      4165 7065 4166 7062 4167 7064 4167 7062
      4177 7062 4181 7054 4173 7034 4172 7031
      4172 7033 4171 7033 4178 7004

$$

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