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High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
350 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH WINDS LIKELY ACROSS EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE
ISLAND SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

MAZ005>007-013>018-020-RIZ001>008-010400-
/O.CON.KBOX.HW.A.0002.141101T2100Z-141102T1200Z/
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-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL 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...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...
TAUNTON...BROCKTON...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT...BLOCK ISLAND
350 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN...EASTERN...AND INTERIOR SOUTHEASTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS...AS WELL AS ALL OF RHODE ISLAND.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...EXPECT WINDS TO INCREASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON PEAKING
  OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...POWER LINES...TREES...AND TREE LIMBS MAY BE DOWNED
  BY THESE WINDS. FULLY OR PARTIALLY LEAVED TREES WILL BE THE
  MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THIS DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STRONG DAMAGING
WINDS TO DEVELOP IN THE MENTIONED AREAS.  THESE STRONG WINDS ARE
CAPABLE OF DOWNING TREES AND POWER LINES AS WELL AS CAUSING
PROPERTY DAMAGE.  IF A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED...STAY INSIDE
AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

$$


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Coastal Flood Watch

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
329 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...MINOR WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ARE
POSSIBLE DURING THE SATURDAY EVENING AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
HIGH TIDE CYCLES...

MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024-010330-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.A.0003.141101T2200Z-141102T1400Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
329 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING THE NORTH
  FACING PORTIONS OF CAPE COD AND NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF MODERATE
  COASTAL FLOODING ARE POSSIBLE. THE HIGHEST RISK AREA APPEARS
  TO BE IN THE SCITUATE AND HULL AREAS. BEACH EROSION IS ALSO
  EXPECTED.

* TIMING...DURING THE SATURDAY EVENING AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
  HIGH TIDE CYCLES. WHILE BOTH HIGH TIDE CYCLES ARE A
  CONCERN...THE LATEST DATA SUGGESTS THE SATURDAY EVENING HIGH
  TIDE WILL POSE THE GREATEST RISK.

* IMPACTS...SOME OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS MAY BE
  FLOODED AND IMPASSABLE FOR A TIME DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE. BASEMENT FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG WITH BEACH
  EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR
MODERATE OR MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING.  MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING
PRODUCES FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE
TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NEWBURYPORT

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     8.9    31/06 PM     8.9      0.0      1-2       NONE
     8.8    01/07 AM     8.3      0.5      3-5       NONE
    11.0    01/07 PM     8.7      2.3     12-15     MINOR
    10.7    02/08 AM     8.6      2.1     10-14     MINOR
     8.7    02/08 PM     8.7      0.0      4-5       NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.5    31/06 PM     9.5      0.0       2        NONE
     9.5    01/06 AM     9.0      0.5      3-5       NONE
    11.8    01/07 PM     9.4      2.4     11-14     MINOR
    11.5    02/08 AM     9.4      2.1     11-13     MINOR
     9.5    02/08 PM     9.5      0.0      5-6       NONE

REVERE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.1    31/06 PM    10.0      0.1      1-2       NONE
    10.1    01/07 AM     9.5      0.6      3-4       NONE
    12.4    01/07 PM     9.9      2.5      7-9      MINOR
    12.0    02/08 AM     9.8      2.2      7-8      MINOR
    10.0    02/08 PM    10.0      0.0       4        NONE

BOSTON HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.3    31/06 PM    10.2      0.1       1        NONE
    10.3    01/07 AM     9.7      0.6      1-2       NONE
    12.7    01/07 PM    10.2      2.5       3       MINOR
    12.3    02/08 AM    10.1      2.2       3       MINOR
    10.3    02/08 PM    10.3      0.0      2-3       NONE

SCITUATE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.7    31/06 PM     9.6      0.1       2        NONE
     9.7    01/07 AM     9.1      0.6      3-5       NONE
    12.1    01/07 PM     9.6      2.5     12-16    MINOR-MDT
    11.7    02/08 AM     9.5      2.2     14-18     MINOR
     9.7    02/08 PM     9.7      0.0      5-6       NONE

SANDWICH HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     9.4    31/06 PM     9.3      0.1      1-2       NONE
     9.4    01/06 AM     8.9      0.5      2-3       NONE
    11.6    01/07 PM     9.3      2.3      7-11     MINOR
    11.1    02/08 AM     9.2      1.9      9-11     MINOR
     9.4    02/08 PM     9.4      0.0       5        NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
    10.2    31/06 PM    10.2      0.0      1-2       NONE
    10.3    01/07 AM     9.7      0.6      3-4       NONE
    12.6    01/07 PM    10.2      2.4      7-11    MINOR-MDT
    12.2    02/08 AM    10.0      2.2      9-11     MINOR
    10.2    02/08 PM    10.2      0.0       6        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     6.5    31/07 PM     6.4      0.1      2-3       NONE
     6.4    01/07 AM     5.9      0.5      4-6       NONE
     8.6    01/08 PM     6.3      2.3     13-14     MINOR
     8.1    02/08 AM     6.2      1.9     14-16     MINOR
     6.3    02/09 PM     6.3      0.0      7-8       NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     4.5    31/06 PM     4.4      0.1      1-2       NONE
     4.5    31/07 PM     4.4      0.1       2        NONE
     4.6    01/07 AM     4.1      0.5      2-3       NONE
     6.7    01/08 PM     4.4      2.3       5        NONE
     6.1    02/08 AM     4.3      1.8       5        NONE
     4.4    02/09 PM     4.4      0.0       4        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     2.2    31/03 PM     2.2      0.0       1        NONE
     2.4    01/04 AM     2.0      0.4       1        NONE
     3.7    01/04 PM     2.2      1.5      2-4       NONE
     3.0    02/05 AM     2.1      0.9       2        NONE
     2.1    02/05 PM     2.1      0.0      2-3       NONE
     2.4    03/05 AM     2.4      0.0       2        NONE

WINGS NECK

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     4.1    31/04 PM     4.0      0.1       1        NONE
     4.0    01/04 AM     3.7      0.3       1        NONE
     5.4    01/05 PM     3.9      1.5      2-3       NONE
     4.8    02/05 AM     3.9      0.9      2-3       NONE
     3.9    02/06 PM     3.9      0.0       2        NONE
     4.3    03/06 AM     4.3      0.0       2        NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     3.5    31/07 PM     3.4      0.1       2        NONE
     3.7    01/07 AM     3.2      0.5       3        NONE
     5.7    01/08 PM     3.4      2.3      5-6      MINOR
     5.0    02/09 AM     3.3      1.7       5       MINOR
     3.4    02/09 PM     3.4      0.0       4        NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     3.4    31/07 PM     3.3      0.1      2-3       NONE
     3.6    01/07 AM     3.1      0.5      4-5       NONE
     5.6    01/08 PM     3.3      2.3      9-10     MINOR
     4.9    02/08 AM     3.2      1.7      9-10      NONE
     3.3    02/09 PM     3.3      0.0       7        NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

   TOTAL                ASTRO
    TIDE    DAY/TIME     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
    /FT/                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
  -------  ----------  -------  -------  -------  ----------
     2.6    31/06 PM     2.5      0.1       2        NONE
     2.8    01/07 AM     2.3      0.5      2-3       NONE
     4.7    01/08 PM     2.5      2.2       6        NONE
     4.0    02/08 AM     2.4      1.6      5-6       NONE
     2.5    02/09 PM     2.5      0.0      5-6       NONE

$$

FRANK

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