Flood Watch

01/12/2018 10:38 AM through 01/12/2018 6:45 PM

Update to NWS-IDP-PROD-2624014-2461376

Flood Watch issued January 12 at 10:38AM EST expiring January 13 at 1:00PM EST by NWS Taunton MA

Alert

The Flood Watch continues for

* All of Southern New England

* Through Saturday afternoon

* Heavy rain is expected to overspread the region from west to
east this afternoon and evening continuing at times into
Saturday morning. This combined with rapid snow melt will
result in the possibility of some minor river and stream
flooding along with the potential for isolated ice jam
flooding.

* The heavy rainfall combined with snow clogged storm drains may
also result in the potential for significant urban/street
flooding. This has the potential to impact the evening
commute.

* Storm total rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3 inches with locally up
to 4 inches are forecast over the entire region.

Instructions

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Target Area

Southern Plymouth; Southern Bristol; Newport; Western Hampshire; Western Norfolk; Western Plymouth; Western Essex; Dukes; Bristol; Eastern Norfolk; Eastern Franklin; Windham; Suffolk; Western Kent; Eastern Hampden; Hartford; Southeast Middlesex; Eastern Essex; Western Hampden; Barnstable; Northern Bristol; Central Middlesex County; Northwest Providence; Washington; Eastern Plymouth; Western Franklin; Tolland; Southeast Providence; Northwest Middlesex County; Eastern Kent; Nantucket; Northern Worcester; Block Island; Eastern Hampshire; Southern Worcester

Sender: NWS Taunton MA
Sent: 10:38 AM on 01-12-2018
Sender Email: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov

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