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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:01 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...
north central Norfolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
Suffolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
Essex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...

* until 600 PM EDT.

* At 200 PM EDT, radar indicated that the widespread area of
moderate to heavy rain had tracked south of the Worcester and
Boston areas. Some light rain did remain over northeast and
central Massachusetts.

* Any existing urban and poor drainage flooding in central and
northeast Massachusetts, including the Boston area, may take some
time to recede. However, renewed poor drainage flooding is not
expected during this afternoon. As of 2 PM, some area rivers and
streams were still climbing, and minor flooding may occur during
this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Boston, Worcester, Lowell, Cambridge, Quincy, Lynn, Newton,
Lawrence, Somerville, Framingham, Haverhill, Waltham, Malden,
Brookline, Medford, Revere, Peabody, Methuen, Arlington and
Everett.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. Do not
drive through roads or underpasses that are flooded. Avoid flooded
areas near small streams and move to higher ground immediately.


Lat... Lon 4287 7082 4283 7081 4281 7087 4280 7078
      4270 7076 4270 7064 4265 7059 4254 7090
      4254 7087 4242 7091 4245 7103 4234 7088
      4229 7095 4216 7187 4233 7195 4240 7161
      4270 7164 4270 7129 4282 7112 4289 7090


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:58 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 2 am EDT Wednesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Connecticut, Massachusetts, and northern
Rhode Island, including the following areas, in northern
Connecticut, Windham. In Massachusetts, Essex, Middlesex,
Norfolk, northern Bristol, northern Plymouth, southern
Worcester, and Suffolk. In northern Rhode Island, Kent and
Providence.

* Through late tonight

* bands of torrential rain showers associated with the remnants
of Florence will continue to track across the watch area thru
this afternoon. A large portion of western and north central
Massachusetts has already received 2 to 4 inches of rainfall.
Up to an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain is possible within
the watch area thru this afternoon.

* As a result of the rain that has fallen and expected rainfall
over the next few hours, both small stream and urban flash
flooding remain possible.

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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:58 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 2 am EDT Wednesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Connecticut, Massachusetts, and northern
Rhode Island, including the following areas, in northern
Connecticut, Windham. In Massachusetts, Essex, Middlesex,
Norfolk, northern Bristol, northern Plymouth, southern
Worcester, and Suffolk. In northern Rhode Island, Kent and
Providence.

* Through late tonight

* bands of torrential rain showers associated with the remnants
of Florence will continue to track across the watch area thru
this afternoon. A large portion of western and north central
Massachusetts has already received 2 to 4 inches of rainfall.
Up to an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain is possible within
the watch area thru this afternoon.

* As a result of the rain that has fallen and expected rainfall
over the next few hours, both small stream and urban flash
flooding remain possible.

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.