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WGUS61 KBOX 231943
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
343 PM EDT TUE JUL 23 2013

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE INTO THIS EVENING...

.THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY
EVENING HOURS. WITH THE EXPECTATION OF HOURLY RAINFALL RATES UP
TO AROUND 1.5 INCHES...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL HAVE THE
PROPENSITY OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.

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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER 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-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-CHESHIRE NH-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...AYER...JAFFREY...
KEENE...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
343 PM EDT TUE JUL 23 2013

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHERN NEW
  HAMPSHIRE AND RHODE ISLAND...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
  IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...HARTFORD...TOLLAND AND WINDHAM. IN
  MASSACHUSETTS...MIDDLESEX...ESSEX...FRANKLIN...HAMPDEN...HAMPSHIRE...
  NORFOLK...PLYMOUTH...BRISTOL...WORCESTER...SUFFOLK. IN SOUTHERN
  NEW HAMPSHIRE...CHESHIRE AND HILLSBOROUGH. IN RHODE ISLAND...
  BRISTOL...KENT...NEWPORT...PROVIDENCE AND WASHINGTON

* UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* EXPECT RAINFALL RATES IN THE HEAVIEST SHOWERS AND STORMS UP TO
  AROUND 1.5 INCHES PER HOUR. THIS POSES A DANGER FOR LOCALIZED
  FLASH FLOODING OF ROADS...SMALL CREEKS...AND STREAMS. URBAN
  REGIONS...AS WELL AS SMALL STREAMS THAT NORMALLY EXPERIENCE
  RAPID RISES WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ALSO ARE AT RISK. THE THREAT FOR
  HEAVY RAINFALL WILL WANE SIGNIFICANTLY BY EARLY THIS EVENING.

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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