NOAA: Flash Flood Watch in Effect

Friday morning and afternoon...















...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeastern Massachusetts
  and Rhode Island, including the following areas, in
  southeastern Massachusetts, Barnstable, Bristol, and Plymouth.
  In Rhode Island, Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, and
  Washington.

* From Friday morning through Friday afternoon

* There is the potential for a period of torrential rain and
  localized urban flash flooding on Friday across Rhode Island and
  Southeast MA. The greatest risk for this will occur near the
  south coast, where localized rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per
  hour will be possible.

* Uncertainty: It remains uncertain if the heavy rainfall and
  localized urban flash flood threat will reach Rhode
  Island/Southeast MA or stay south of our region. However, the
  threat was high enough to warrant a Flash Flood Watch.

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.

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