Flash Flood Watch 2 a.m. Wednesday through Wednesday Afternoon

Watch out of deep puddles...
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Taunton MA
353 PM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017

Central Middlesex MA-Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-
Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-
Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-
Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-
Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Northern Middlesex MA-
Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-
Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-
Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester,
Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, Taunton,
Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett,
Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Ayer,
Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich,
East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett,
Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham
353 PM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017


The National Weather Service in Taunton has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include eastern Massachusetts and all of
  Rhode Island, including Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex,
  Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk counties in
  Massachusetts as well as Block Island, Bristol, Kent, Newport,
  Providence, and Washington counties in Rhode Island.

* From early Wednesday through Wednesday afternoon.

* Moderate to heavy rain will impact eastern Massachusetts and
  Rhode Island beginning early Wednesday morning, with the
  heaviest rainfall expected from early Wednesday morning through
  Wednesday afternoon.

* Excessive rainfall, especially with any thunderstorms, could
  lead to localized flash flooding at some of the faster
  responding streams and rivers in the region. Localized urban
  flooding is also possible.


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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