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National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch for Bristol County

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1024 AM EDT Wed Aug 4 2021

Their will be a flood watch in effect from 8pm through tomorrow morning in our area.
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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-
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,
Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich,
East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett,
Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham

Issued: 1024 AM EDT Wed Aug 4 2021

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING…

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including the
following areas, in Massachusetts, Central Middlesex MA,
Eastern Essex MA, Eastern Norfolk MA, Eastern Plymouth MA,
Northern Bristol MA, Southeast Middlesex MA, Southern Bristol
MA, Southern Plymouth MA, Suffolk MA, Western Essex MA,
Western Norfolk MA, and Western Plymouth MA. In Rhode Island,
Block Island RI, Bristol RI, Eastern Kent RI, Newport RI,
Northwest Providence RI, Southeast Providence RI, Washington
RI, and Western Kent RI.

* From 8 PM EDT this evening through Thursday morning

* Showers and a few thunderstorms will bring heavy rainfall to
portions of Rhode Island and eastern Massachusetts tonight.
Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches with locally up to 4 inches
are possible. The axis of heaviest rainfall is somewhat
uncertain and may still shift east or west.

* Heavy rainfall may cause street flooding and result in rapid
rises on small streams and creeks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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