Flash Flood Watch National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 1013 AM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 MAZ022>024-112215- /O.CON.KBOX.FF.A.0010.181011T2100Z-181012T1800Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA- Including the cities of Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, and Nantucket 1013 AM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * A portion of southeastern Massachusetts, mainly Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket. * From 5 PM EDT this afternoon through Friday afternoon * An approaching cold front moves through Southern New England tonight. The front will draw upon tropical moisture from Tropical Storm Michael, creating local downpours as it moves through. The remnants of Hurricane Michael will then pass south of Nantucket Friday morning, maintaining a chance of showers through the 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. 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.