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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:46 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...
northern Plymouth County in southeastern Massachusetts...
Suffolk County in eastern Massachusetts...
southeastern Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
northeastern Norfolk County in eastern Massachusetts...

* until 845 am EDT

* at 545 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. Also
the old swamp river at South Weymouth is approaching minor flood
stage and may briefly spill over.

* Some locations that will experience minor flooding include
Boston... Cambridge... Quincy... Newton... Somerville... Waltham...
Malden... Brookline... Medford... Weymouth... Revere... Arlington...
Everett... Billerica... Woburn... Braintree... Chelsea... Chelmsford...
Natick... Randolph... Watertown... Lexington... Needham... Wellesley...
Milton... Melrose.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Heavy rainfall will cause minor flooding of small streams.


Lat... Lon 4228 7136 4260 7135 4241 7099 4239 7097
      4235 7095 4239 7107 4233 7099 4230 7105
      4233 7095 4228 7102 4226 7085 4234 7088
      4224 7077 4226 7077 4225 7076 4202 7062
      4202 7064 4200 7060


MD


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 7:12 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 2.66 702 am 10/23 ham radio

... Essex County...
   Ipswich 3.05 659 am 10/23 trained spotter
   Swampscott 3.01 652 am 10/23 ham radio
   Topsfield 2.88 629 am 10/23 ham radio
   Lynn 2.22 632 am 10/23 ham radio
   Rockport 2.20 653 am 10/23 ham radio

... Middlesex County...
   reading 3.02 634 am 10/23 ham radio
   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
   Tewksbury 2.25 651 am 10/23 ham radio
   Cambridge 2.24 659 am 10/23 ham radio
   Woburn 2.02 701 am 10/23 ham radio

... Norfolk County...
   Stoughton 3.38 627 am 10/23 none
   Walpole 2.79 656 am 10/23 ham radio
   Wellesley 2.79 650 am 10/23 ham radio
   Norwood 2.29 249 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Sharon 2.22 250 am 10/23 amateur radio
   Franklin 2.09 657 am 10/23 ham radio

... Plymouth County...
   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

New Hampshire

... Hillsborough County...
   Temple 2.92 704 am 10/23 ham radio
   New Ipswich 2.38 705 am 10/23 ham radio


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

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

Massachusetts

... Bristol County...
   2 NNE Norton 3.66 700 am 10/23 cocorahs

... Plymouth County...
   6 E Middleborough 2.75 600 am 10/23 cocorahs
   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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