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WGUS81 KBOX 231913
FLSBOX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
313 PM EDT TUE JUL 23 2013

MAC009-017-027-NHC011-232115-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MIDDLESEX MA-ESSEX MA-WORCESTER MA-HILLSBOROUGH NH-
313 PM EDT TUE JUL 23 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...
  WESTERN ESSEX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...
  NORTHEASTERN WORCESTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...
  SOUTHEASTERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 308 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  LOWELL...NEWTON...LAWRENCE...WALTHAM...WEST BOYLSTON...DRACUT... 
  PELHAM...NORTH ANDOVER...LINCOLN...METHUEN...ARLINGTON... 
  WOBURN...MARLBOROUGH...CHELMSFORD...CARLISLE...BEDFORD... 
  BURLINGTON...WILMINGTON...WINCHESTER...BOLTON... 
  HUDSON...MAYNARD...AND STOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 4269 7104 4233 7120 4231 7182 4270 7159
      4277 7135 4276 7127 4274 7124 4275 7122
      4274 7119 4280 7118 4280 7117

$$

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