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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:43 AM EDT on October 23, 2014

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2014


The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
northwestern Plymouth County in southeastern Massachusetts...
Suffolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
southeastern Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
northeastern Norfolk County in eastern Massachusetts...

* until 545 am EDT

* at 243 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
Boston... Cambridge... Quincy... Newton... Somerville... Waltham...
Malden... Brookline... Medford... Weymouth... Revere... Arlington...
Everett... Woburn... Braintree... Chelsea... Natick... Randolph...
Watertown... Lexington... Needham... Wellesley... Milton... Melrose...
Marshfield... Belmont... Dedham... Burlington.

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 4202 7068 4228 7136 4251 7118 4241 7099
      4235 7096 4235 7098 4233 7094 4228 7102
      4227 7096 4231 7096 4229 7095 4233 7092
      4225 7096 4226 7090 4225 7088 4227 7088
      4226 7085


MD


1013 PM EDT Wed Oct 22 2014

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire...
including the following counties... in Massachusetts...
Barnstable... Bristol... Essex... Middlesex... Norfolk... Plymouth
and Suffolk. In southern New Hampshire... Hillsborough.

* Through Thursday morning

* periods of heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms will continue
overnight into Thursday morning... before tapering to scattered
showers by Thursday afternoon.

* A widespread 1.50 to 2.50 inches of rain is anticipated... but
localized 4 inch amounts are possible. This may result in areas of
localized flooding... especially in urban areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:40 AM EDT on October 23, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 13
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

... Bristol County...
   Taunton 2.49 249 am 10/23 amateur radio

... Middlesex County...
   Natick 2.47 248 am 10/23 amateur radio

... Norfolk County...
   Norwood 2.29 249 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Sharon 2.22 250 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Walpole 2.02 248 am 10/23 amateur radio

... Plymouth County...
   West Wareham 2.40 251 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Hanover 2.08 250 am 10/23 amateur radio


***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Connecticut

... Windham County...
   3 NE Willimantic 42 939 PM 10/22 Willimantic Airport

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   2 NE Hyannis 43 525 PM 10/22 Hyannis Airport

... Bristol County...
   3 NW New Bedford 55 910 PM 10/22 New Bedford Airport
   Fairhaven 52 758 PM 10/22 West Island
   4 ESE Taunton 42 911 PM 10/22 Taunton Airport

... Dukes County...
   3 S Vineyard Haven 43 856 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Essex County...
   Rockport 53 710 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   3 NE Lawrence 48 754 PM 10/22 Lawrence Airport
   5 WNW Beverly 47 520 PM 10/22 Beverly Airport
   Marblehead 47 714 PM 10/22 amateur radio

... Middlesex County...
   Cambridge 46 602 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   Wakefield 45 737 PM 10/22 trained spotter
   2 WSW Bedford 44 1245 am 10/23 Bedford Airport

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 59 751 PM 10/22 Blue Hill observatory
   1 ENE Norwood 49 842 PM 10/22 Norwood Airport
   Cohasset 46 710 PM 10/22 trained spotter

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 60 905 PM 10/22 mesonet
   Scituate 50 644 PM 10/22 Humarock section
   4 SW Plymouth 49 756 PM 10/22 Plymouth Airport

... Suffolk County...
   Winthrop 56 954 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   1 N East Boston 54 1213 am 10/23 Logan Airport
   South Boston 46 515 PM 10/22 trained spotter

... Worcester County...
   3 WNW Worcester 46 940 PM 10/22 Worcester Airport

New Hampshire

... Cheshire County...
   Rindge 35 652 PM 10/22 ham radio

... Hillsborough County...
   3 SSE Manchester 40 942 PM 10/22 Manchester Airport

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   2 NNW Warwick 43 459 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Newport County...
   4 NE Newport 45 821 PM 10/22 Newport Airport

... Washington County...
   Charlestown 47 600 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   Block Island 46 515 PM 10/22 AWOS
   2 SSE westerly 43 917 PM 10/22 westerly Airport


***********************sustained wind***********************

Location wind time/date comments
                        speed of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Barnstable County...
   2 NE Hyannis 32 526 PM 10/22 Hyannis Airport

... Bristol County...
   3 NW New Bedford 40 911 PM 10/22 New Bedford Airport

... Dukes County...
   3 S Vineyard Haven 32 811 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Essex County...
   3 NE Lawrence 40 755 PM 10/22 Lawrence Airport
   5 WNW Beverly 30 523 PM 10/22 Beverly Airport

... Middlesex County...
   2 WSW Bedford 31 1015 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 36 908 PM 10/22 Blue Hill observatory

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 46 954 PM 10/22 mesonet
   4 SW Plymouth 32 250 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Suffolk County...
   1 N East Boston 44 1206 am 10/23 ASOS

... Worcester County...
   3 WNW Worcester 30 920 PM 10/22 Worcester Airport

Rhode Island

... Kent County...
   2 NNW Warwick 32 1117 PM 10/22 tf Green Airport

... Newport County...
   4 NE Newport 33 538 PM 10/22 Newport Airport

... Washington County...
   Block Island 33 515 PM 10/22 Block Island Airport


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