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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:53 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...
northeastern Worcester County in central Massachusetts...
northwestern Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
eastern Hillsborough County in southern New Hampshire...

* until 745 am EDT

* at 551 am EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain coming onshore
into northeast Massachusetts... Essex County that will cause minor
Urban and Small Stream flooding into southeast Hillsboro County of
New Hampshire and southward into northwest Middlesex County.
Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience minor flooding include
Manchester... Lowell... Nashua... Leominster... Fitchburg...
Chelmsford... Dracut... Merrimack... Hudson... Westford... Acton...
Bedford... Goffstown... Milford... Pelham... Pepperell...
Tyngsborough... Amherst... Groton... Lunenburg... Townsend...
Littleton... Weare... Litchfield... Hollis... Ayer... Shirley...
Harvard... New Boston and New Ipswich.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Advisory is issued for minor Urban and Small Stream flooding.
Do not drive through flooded roads.


Lat... Lon 4310 7165 4305 7164 4307 7152 4305 7151
      4304 7146 4302 7145 4301 7139 4294 7137
      4293 7145 4283 7143 4282 7138 4277 7135
      4274 7125 4270 7137 4252 7135 4257 7186
      4311 7175


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442 am EDT Thu Oct 23 2014

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 11 am EDT this morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* most of eastern Massachusetts into southeast New Hampshire. This
includes the cities and towns of Framingham... Lowell... Lawrence...
Gloucester... Foxboro... Norwood... Cambridge... Boston... Quincy...
Taunton... Brockton... Plymouth... Fall River... New Bedford...
Mattapoisett... Chatham... Falmouth... Provincetown... Ayer...
Manchester... Nashua... Peterborough and Weare.

* Until 11 am EDT this morning

* periods of heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms will continue
this morning... then becoming more showery and less intense this afternoon.

* Rainfall rates of up to 1 inch per hour will occur at times and
may result in urban/poor drainage and small stream flooding.

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.




Wind Advisory

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

Expires 11:00 PM 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 6:42 AM EDT on October 23, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 19
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

... Essex County...
   Topsfield 2.88 629 am 10/23 ham radio
   Ipswich 2.50 603 am 10/23 trained spotter
   Lynn 2.22 632 am 10/23 ham radio

... Middlesex County...
   reading 3.02 634 am 10/23 ham radio
   Natick 2.47 248 am 10/23 amateur radio

... Norfolk County...
   Stoughton 3.38 627 am 10/23 none
   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


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

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

Massachusetts

... Plymouth County...
   3 WNW Kingston 2.43 600 am 10/23 cocorahs


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

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 59 751 PM 10/22 Blue Hill observatory

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 60 905 PM 10/22 mesonet
   Scituate 60 447 am 10/23 ham radio


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

Location wind time/date comments
                        speed of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

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

... Essex County...
   3 NE Lawrence 40 755 PM 10/22 Lawrence Airport

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 46 954 PM 10/22 mesonet

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


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