NWS - Sunny Thursday, Effects of Dorian Move in Friday

Tropical storm watch posted...
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From the National Weather Service:













Dorian Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 48
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA  AL052019
515 AM EDT Thu Sep 5 2019

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Barnstable MA-
515 AM EDT Thu Sep 5 2019

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

A Tropical Storm Watch means tropical storm-force winds are possible
somewhere within this area within the next 48 hours

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - Chatham
    - Falmouth
    - Provincetown

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind
        - Peak Wind Forecast: 30-40 mph with gusts to 55 mph
        - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Friday evening until
          Saturday afternoon

    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
      UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 58
      to 73 mph
        - PLAN: Plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical
          storm force due to possible forecast changes in track,
          size, or intensity.
        - PREPARE: Efforts to protect life and property should now be
          underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.
        - ACT: Act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant
        - Some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with
          damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few
          buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door
          failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored.
          Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles.
        - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
          numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
          fences and roadway signs blown over.
        - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within
          urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways,
          and access routes impassable.
        - Scattered power and communications outages, but more
          prevalent in areas with above ground lines.

* STORM SURGE
    - No storm surge inundation forecast

    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
      UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Little to no storm
      surge flooding
        - PLAN: There is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - PREPARE: Little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - ACT: Follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from storm surge flooding.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 2-4 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
      UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for
      localized flooding rain
        - PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - PREPARE: Consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - ACT: Heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, arroyos, and
          ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief road and
          bridge closures.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
      UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Tornadoes not expected
        - PLAN: Tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - PREPARE: Little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - ACT: Listen for changes in the forecast.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.
Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Tropical storm conditions possible. Rain before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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