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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1149 AM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Rhode
Island...Connecticut...

  Pawtuxet River At Cranston affecting Kent and Providence Counties.

  Pawcatuck River At Westerly affecting Washington and New London
  Counties.

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Massachusetts...Rhode Island...

  Taunton River Near Bridgewater affecting Plymouth and Bristol
  Counties.

  Wood River At Hope Valley affecting Washington County.

For the Pawtuxet River...including Scituate Reservoir, Cranston...
Minor flooding is forecast.
For the Pawcatuck River...including Wood River Junction, Westerly...
Minor flooding is forecast.
For the Taunton River...including Bridgewater...Minor flooding is
forecast.
For the Wood River...including Hope Valley...Minor flooding is
forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued late tonight at 1200 AM EST.

&&


RIC003-007-270500-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-230129T1000Z/
/CRAR1.1.ER.230126T0952Z.230127T1200Z.230129T0400Z.NO/
1149 AM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pawtuxet River At Cranston.

* WHEN...Until early Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Flooding will occur along Pioneer Avenue,
  Bellows Street and Venturi Avenue in Warwick. Some homes are
  impacted on Avery Road and Wellington Avenue in Cranston.
  At 11.0 feet, Structures and homes are impacted in low lying
  sections of Warwick. Affected areas include homes and businesses
  on Wellington Avenue and Avery Road in Cranston, as well as
  Pioneer Avenue, Bellows Street, Venturi Avenue and a portion of
  River Street in Warwick.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 10:45 AM EST Thursday the stage was 9.6 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 10:45 AM EST Thursday was 9.6 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 10.8
    feet tomorrow morning. It will then fall below flood stage
    late Saturday evening.
  - Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    10.8 feet on 04/04/1970.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

LAT...LON 4178 7156 4180 7139 4172 7137 4170 7155


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