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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
349 AM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018

MAZ020-023-024-RIZ006>008-240800-
Southern Bristol MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Block Island RI-
349 AM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeastern Massachusetts
and southern Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Rip Current Risk.

There is a very low risk, but non-zero, of an isolated severe
thunderstorm or localized flash flood today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will bring locally heavy
downpours late Wednesday into Thursday. An isolated severe
thunderstorm or localized flash flood is possible on those days.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

$$



Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
346 AM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018

MAZ020-023-024-RIZ006>008-231600-
/O.NEW.KBOX.RP.S.0001.180723T0746Z-180724T0000Z/
Southern Bristol MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Washington RI-
Newport RI-Block Island RI-
346 AM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a High
Rip Current Risk, which is in effect through this evening.

* LOCATIONS...In Massachusetts, Southern Bristol, Dukes and
  Nantucket counties. In Rhode Island, Washington and Newport
  counties, including Block Island.

* TIMING...Through this evening.

* SURF ZONE IMPACTS...Very strong rip currents will be life
  threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$

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