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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:07 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode
Island, including the following areas, in northern
Connecticut, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham. In Massachusetts,
Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire,
Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester. In Rhode
Island, Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, and Washington.

* Through late tonight

* rain moving into southern New England will be heavy at times
today. By the time the rain tapers off by early Thursday
evening, 1 to 2 inches of rain are anticipated with locally
higher amounts possible.

* The heavy rain combined with snowmelt will result in the
potential for areas of significant urban street flooding. In
addition... some small river and stream flooding is also
possible.

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.




Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:09 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to 5 PM
EST this afternoon...

* winds... south 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds late this morning into the afternoon.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

* Location... northern Rhode Island, portions of interior
southeast Massachusetts, as well as northeast Massachusetts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are
expected, with gusts between 46 to 57 mph. Winds this strong are
capable of Downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly
causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:07 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode
Island, including the following areas, in northern
Connecticut, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham. In Massachusetts,
Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire,
Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester. In Rhode
Island, Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, and Washington.

* Through late tonight

* rain moving into southern New England will be heavy at times
today. By the time the rain tapers off by early Thursday
evening, 1 to 2 inches of rain are anticipated with locally
higher amounts possible.

* The heavy rain combined with snowmelt will result in the
potential for areas of significant urban street flooding. In
addition... some small river and stream flooding is also
possible.

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.