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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Expires 11:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2014

Statement as of 8:24 am EDT on October 23, 2014


The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the North Nashua River at Fitchburg.
* From this afternoon to this evening... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:30 am Thursday the stage was 4.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 6.6 feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below
flood stage by late this afternoon.
* Impact... at 7.0 feet... flooding of low lying areas along the river
can be expected. Flooding encroaches on businesses near the
Junction of river and depot streets in Fitchburg.


Lat... Lon 4244 7174 4261 7187 4265 7177 4246 7165





823 am EDT Thu Oct 23 2014

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Warning for...
northeastern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...
northwestern Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
Hillsborough County in southern New Hampshire...
Cheshire County in southern New Hampshire...

* until 1115 am EDT

* at 820 am EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. An
additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected through 11 am. This
will result in flooding of urban areas as well as some small
rivers and streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Manchester... Lowell... Nashua... Leominster... Fitchburg...
Chelmsford... Dracut... Merrimack... Keene... Jaffrey... Hudson...
Westford... Bedford... Gardner... Goffstown... Milford... Pelham...
Athol... Pepperell... Tyngsborough... Amherst... Groton... Winchendon...
Lunenburg... Townsend... Littleton... Weare... Litchfield... Lancaster
and Templeton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that significant flooding is imminent or has
been reported. Do not drive through flooded roads.


Lat... Lon 4312 7185 4315 7167 4305 7164 4307 7152
      4301 7139 4294 7137 4293 7145 4283 7143
      4277 7135 4276 7128 4241 7160 4265 7223
      4272 7228 4273 7242 4317 7229 4318 7216
      4313 7218 4313 7204 4318 7203 4321 7191


Frank


759 am EDT Thu Oct 23 2014

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Warning for...
Hampshire County in western Massachusetts...
Franklin County in western Massachusetts...
northwestern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...

* until 1100 am EDT

* at 755 am EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. An
additional 2 inches of rain is expected through 11 am. This will
result in flooding of urban areas as well as small rivers and
streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that significant flooding is imminent or has
been reported. Do not drive through flooded roads.


Lat... Lon 4239 7301 4263 7295 4266 7295 4267 7300
      4270 7295 4270 7302 4273 7302 4269 7190
      4221 7197 4231 7286 4234 7290 4233 7299
      4234 7306 4238 7307


Frank



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Areal Flood Advisory
Expires 9:45 AM EDT on October 23, 2014

Statement as of 7:49 am EDT on October 23, 2014


The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
northeastern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...
central Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
Hillsborough County in southern New Hampshire...

* until 945 am EDT

* at 748 am EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor Urban and Small Stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage
areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience minor flooding include
Worcester... Manchester... Lowell... Nashua... Framingham...
Leominster... Fitchburg... Marlborough... Shrewsbury... Chelmsford...
Natick... Dracut... Merrimack... Hudson... Westford... Acton...
Bedford... Westborough.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water on highways... streets and
underpasses. Do not drive through flooded roads.

A Flood Advisory is issued for minor Urban and Small Stream flooding.


Lat... Lon 4305 7164 4307 7152 4305 7151 4304 7146
      4302 7145 4301 7139 4294 7137 4293 7145
      4283 7143 4282 7138 4277 7135 4276 7128
      4268 7136 4220 7135 4218 7141 4220 7196
      4228 7196 4272 7185 4312 7182 4315 7167


MD



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Wind Advisory
Expires 11:00 PM EDT on October 23, 2014

Statement as of 4:51 am EDT on October 23, 2014


... Wind Advisory now in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...

* location... for much eastern Massachusetts into Worcester
County and southward into northeast Connecticut and all of
Rhode Island. This includes the following cities and towns of
Putnam... Willimantic... Milford... Worcester... Foxboro...
Norwood... Taunton... Brockton... Fall River... New Bedford...
Mattapoisett... Manchester... Nashua... Foster... Smithfield...
Providence... West Greenwich... Warwick... Bristol...
Narragansett... westerly and Newport.

* Winds... north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur in heavy rain squalls
and isolated thunderstorms.

* Impacts... these strong winds may result in some downed tree
limbs and even isolated power outages. The heavy rain combined
with many fully leafed trees will likely exacerbate the
potential for downed tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds
this strong are capable of Downing small tree limbs and
branches... possibly causing isolated power outages. Driving can
also be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.




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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:47 am EDT on October 23, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 22
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Skywarn spotters... cooperative observers... media and
Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

********************storm total rainfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     rainfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   2 NE Hyannis 1.20 800 am 10/23 Airport

... Bristol County...
   West Mansfield 3.77 814 am 10/23 trained spotter
   Norton 3.66 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Taunton 3.62 700 am 10/23 NWS office
   4 ESE Taunton 2.37 800 am 10/23 Airport
   Acushnet 1.56 632 am 10/23 none

... Essex County...
   5 WNW Beverly 4.95 800 am 10/23 Airport
   Ipswich 3.52 739 am 10/23 trained spotter
   Topsfield 3.35 819 am 10/23 trained spotter
   Swampscott 3.01 652 am 10/23 ham radio
   3 NE Lawrence 2.86 800 am 10/23 Airport
   Lynn 2.22 632 am 10/23 ham radio
   Rockport 2.20 653 am 10/23 ham radio
   Lawrence 2.20 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Newburyport 1.39 700 am 10/23 co-op

... Franklin County...
   Greenfield 1.90 800 am 10/23 co-op
   Sunderland 1.72 700 am 10/23 co-op

... Hampshire County...
   Worthington 1.78 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Amherst 1.59 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Ware 1.25 800 am 10/23 co-op

... Middlesex County...
   Wakefield 3.52 739 am 10/23 trained spotter
   Pepperell 3.26 815 am 10/23 trained spotter
   reading 3.02 634 am 10/23 ham radio
   Groton 3.00 730 am 10/23 none
   Dracut 2.78 816 am 10/23 trained spotter
   Watertown 2.52 658 am 10/23 ham radio
   Tyngsboro 2.50 636 am 10/23 ham radio
   Natick 2.47 248 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Maynard 2.32 800 am 10/23 co-op
   North Chelmsford 2.30 815 am 10/23 ham radio
   Tewksbury 2.25 651 am 10/23 ham radio
   2 WSW Bedford 2.24 800 am 10/23 Airport
   Cambridge 2.24 659 am 10/23 ham radio
   Lowell 2.19 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Westford 2.16 819 am 10/23 ham radio
   Woburn 2.02 701 am 10/23 ham radio

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 5.04 800 am 10/23 observatory ASOS
   Norwood 4.05 710 am 10/23 NWS employee
   1 ENE Norwood 3.67 800 am 10/23 Airport
   Stoughton 3.38 627 am 10/23 none
   Foxboro 2.82 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Walpole 2.79 656 am 10/23 ham radio
   Wellesley 2.79 650 am 10/23 ham radio
   Franklin 2.40 722 am 10/23 ham radio
   Sharon 2.22 250 am 10/23 amateur radio

... Plymouth County...
   Norwell 3.39 744 am 10/23 ham radio
   Bridgewater 3.22 800 am 10/23 co-op
   Middleboro 3.05 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Halifax 2.65 800 am 10/23 none
   Marshfield 2.42 715 am 10/23 trained spotter
   West Wareham 2.40 251 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Scituate 2.20 703 am 10/23 ham radio
   Hanover 2.08 250 am 10/23 amateur radio
   4 SW Plymouth 1.75 800 am 10/23 Airport

... Suffolk County...
   1 N East Boston 2.64 800 am 10/23 Logan Airport
   Brighton 2.51 705 am 10/23 ham radio
   Chelsea 2.41 749 am 10/23 ham radio

... Worcester County...
   Milford 2.28 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Ashburnham 2.26 700 am 10/23 co-op
   4 se Fitchburg 2.20 800 am 10/23 Airport
   Upton 2.00 718 am 10/23 none
   Northbridge 1.80 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Leominster 1.52 645 am 10/23 none

New Hampshire

... Cheshire County...
   2 se Jaffrey 2.46 800 am 10/23 Airport
   Keene 1.27 700 am 10/23 co-op

... Hillsborough County...
   Temple 2.92 704 am 10/23 ham radio
   Greenville 2.89 700 am 10/23 co-op
   East Milford 2.43 800 am 10/23 co-op
   Francestown 2.22 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Hudson 2.12 800 am 10/23 co-op

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   Coventry 1.40 700 am 10/23 co-op
   Greene 1.10 430 am 10/23 trained spotter

... Providence County...
   Woonsocket 1.64 700 am 10/23 media
   East Providence 1.40 637 am 10/23 trained spotter


**********************24 hour rainfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     rainfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Connecticut

... Hartford County...
   1 ENE North Granby 1.29 730 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 SSE Berlin 0.82 600 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 E Southington 0.80 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 SSE West Hartford 0.79 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 NNW West Hartford 0.78 656 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Tolland County...
   NNW Staffordville 0.55 500 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Windham County...
   1 SW East Killingly 0.72 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 SSE north grosveno 0.70 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 ENE Dayville 0.67 800 am 10/23 cocorahs

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   1 W Orleans 2.85 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 SW Eastham 1.84 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 NNW Yarmouth 1.02 800 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 ESE Brewster 1.00 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 ENE North Falmouth 0.93 513 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 se East Sandwich 0.89 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 SSE Yarmouth 0.78 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 NW East Falmouth 0.71 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 NNW Falmouth 0.68 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 E Falmouth 0.59 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 NNW Falmouth 0.57 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 ESE East Falmouth 0.54 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 NE Harwich 0.53 820 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Bristol County...
   2 NNE Norton 3.66 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 E Attleboro 2.20 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 WSW Dighton 1.82 800 am 10/23 cocorahs
   SSE Somerset 1.43 730 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 WSW Swansea 1.23 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 SSW Dartmouth 0.73 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Dukes County...
   1 WSW Vineyard Haven 0.16 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Essex County...
   1 E Lawrence 2.82 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 NW Beverly 1.78 630 am 10/23 cocorahs
   4 NW Salisbury 1.39 600 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Franklin County...
   1 SW Conway 2.07 800 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 NNE Shelburne 1.62 600 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Hampden County...
   2 SSW Wilbraham 1.23 800 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Hampshire County...
   2 SW Plainfield 2.35 730 am 10/23 cocorahs
   4 N Huntington 1.94 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 SW Westhampton 1.80 740 am 10/23 cocorahs
   NNE Leeds 1.74 730 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 WSW Williamsburg 1.62 645 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Middlesex County...
   2 NE Wilmington 3.05 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 SSE Melrose 2.70 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 se Winchester 2.64 735 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 S Holliston 2.43 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 SSE Somerville 2.08 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 NNW Cambridge 2.00 800 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 W Medford 1.95 500 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 NNE Groton 1.86 435 am 10/23 cocorahs
   ESE Belmont 1.72 740 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 SW Acton 1.56 600 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Norfolk County...
   1 NW Norwood 4.05 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 SW Millis 2.77 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   S Foxborough 2.50 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 NE Franklin 2.40 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Plymouth County...
   2 WNW east bridgewat 3.66 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   6 E Middleborough 2.75 600 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 WNW Kingston 2.43 600 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 E Marshfield 2.42 715 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Suffolk County...
   N Winthrop 2.79 800 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 W Brighton 2.51 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Worcester County...
   1 WSW Berlin 2.34 715 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 ESE Holden 2.08 800 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 NNW Milford 1.84 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 S Leominster 1.52 645 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 E Southbridge 0.72 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

New Hampshire

... Cheshire County...
   WNW west chesterfiel 1.79 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Hillsborough County...
   3 ENE Hollis 2.45 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 se Nashua 1.94 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   4 NNE Amherst 1.67 630 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 SSW Mont Vernon 1.56 630 am 10/23 cocorahs

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   2 ESE East Greenwich 1.31 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Providence County...
   2 ENE Cumberland 1.87 730 am 10/23 cocorahs
   1 ESE Woonsocket 1.64 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   NE Manville 1.56 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   4 E Cranston 1.21 800 am 10/23 cocorahs
   2 E Cranston 0.96 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   3 se west Glocester 0.73 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Washington County...
   4 NNE Richmond 0.99 730 am 10/23 cocorahs
   4 S Hope Valley 0.82 700 am 10/23 cocorahs
   6 W Kingston 0.76 800 am 10/23 cocorahs


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