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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
748 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY MAY CONTAIN
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL POSSIBLY RESULTING IN LOCALIZED FLASH
FLOODING ESPECIALLY IN URBAN CENTERS...

MAZ013-015>022-RIZ001>007-080800-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...BOSTON...QUINCY...
TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
748 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL OF RHODE ISLAND AND MOST OF SOUTHEAST
  MASSACHUSETTS.

* FROM LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE
  WEDNESDAY MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS
  MAY CONTAIN TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAPABLE OF PRODUCING OVER 2
  INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS THAN 1 HOUR. THIS MAY RESULT IN LOCALIZED
  FLASH FLOODING ESPECIALLY IN URBAN CENTERS. THIS INCLUDES THE
  BOSTON AND PROVIDENCE METRO AREAS AS WELL AS TYPICALLY PRONE
  LOCATIONS SUCH AS CRANSTON...FALL RIVER AND NEW BEDFORD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

FRANK

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