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FLSBOX

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

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MIDDLESEX MA-ESSEX MA-
358 PM EDT TUE JUL 23 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...
  CENTRAL ESSEX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 356 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
  LYNN...BEVERLY...GLOUCESTER...PEABODY...HAMILTON...WENHAM...
  MELROSE...SAUGUS...DANVERS...WAKEFIELD...READING...STONEHAM...
  SWAMPSCOTT...MIDDLETON...LYNNFIELD...NORTH READING...ROCKPORT...
  IPSWICH...AND TOPSFIELD.

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 4270 7077 4276 7081 4275 7083 4270 7080
      4270 7082 4271 7082 4270 7083 4263 7069
      4266 7060 4258 7066 4261 7066 4254 7089
      4250 7089 4251 7084 4246 7090 4242 7116
      4280 7099 4281 7081

$$

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