Flash Flood Watch from Thursday Afternoon to Friday Afternoon

Heavy rains, poor drainage...

Be Sure to Clear Your Storm Drains if they're full of fallen foliage...

From the National Weather Service:

FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, BARNSTABLE, DUKES, AND NANTUCKET. * FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL CONVERGE AHEAD OF AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND SWEEPING COLD FRONT BEGINNING THURSDAY AFTERNOON CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SHORTLY AFTER THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE MICHAEL WILL LIFT NORTH ALONG THE COLD FRONT BY FRIDAY MORNING GOING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS ANTICIPATED AVERAGING AROUND 3 TO 5 INCHES FOR THE AREA WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS ESPECIALLY WITH ANY THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AS HIGH AS 4 TO 6 INCHES. * ADDITIONAL CONCERN WITH CONTINUOUS RAIN FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME THAT COULD STREAM NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION. POTENTIALLY OCCURRING WITHIN A 1 TO 3 HOUR WINDOW, THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY THAT FLASH FLOODING WILL OCCUR. * ASTRONOMICAL TIDES ARE RUNNING SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN AVERAGE GIVEN THE NEW MOON. WITH ANY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL DURING HIGH TIDES THERE MAY BE POOR DRAINAGE ISSUES IN ADDITION TO FLOODING FOR SHORELINE COMMUNITIES. 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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