Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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BULLETIN...IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1051 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017



...The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Connecticut...Rhode Island...

  Pawcatuck River At Westerly affecting New London and Washington
  Counties

The combination of high tide and southerly componet to the wind will
allow for enough surge to push the Pawcatuck river right at flood
stage. This will last for just about an hour.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...Do not allow children to play near swollen rivers,
streams or culverts. Swiftly moving water can pose an imminent threat
to life.



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1051 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Pawcatuck River At Westerly.
* until late tonight...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 PM Thursday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  tonight.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding occurs along the
  Pawcatuck River. Along Route 3 in Hopkinton, floodwaters encroach
  on lowest lying homes in French Village.

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LAT...LON 4134 7189 4144 7188 4146 7177 4135 7174
      4131 7185

$$

Dunten



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