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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Taunton MA
418 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

Central Middlesex MA-Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-
Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-
Eastern Norfolk MA-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-
418 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for areas within and east of the
I-95 corridor including East and Southeast Coastal Massachusetts,
and all of Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Tuesday through Wednesday...

There is a risk of COASTAL FLOODING, especially along the Eastern
Massachusetts coastline.

Combination of persistent easterly fetch along with astronomically
high tides with result in onshore swells expected to contribute to a
surge of 0.5 to 1.0 foot. At a minimum, splashover is expected along
vulnerable shore roads, however such roads may become inundated.

In addition, with the heavy rain forecast, there is the possibility
of POOR-DRAINAGE FLOODING for coastline communities at the height of
high tide. There may also be urban, poor-drainage issues across the

Lastly, on Wednesday, likely into Wednesday night, there is the risk
of LOCALLY DENSE FOG, especially across eastern and southeastern areas
of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


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