From the National Weather Service:
Flood Watch National Weather Service Taunton MA 215 PM EST Sat Feb 10 2018 MAZ017>022-RIZ001>007-110315- /O.NEW.KBOX.FA.A.0003.180211T0300Z-180212T0300Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA- Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA- Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI- Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI- Including the cities of Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, and Newport 215 PM EST Sat Feb 10 2018 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a * 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 10 PM EST this evening through Sunday evening * Periods of rain will be heavy at times tonight into Sunday evening. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are anticipated but localized 2.50 to 3 inch amounts are possible. The greatest risk for these higher amounts will be near the south coast. This will bring the potential for pockets of urban and poor drainage street flooding. * In addition...if the higher rainfall amounts materialize minor flooding would be possible at the Pawtuxet River at Cranston, the Pawcatuck River at Westerly, as well as the Wood River at Hope Valley. Some small streams and creeks may also experience minor 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.