Southeast Middlesex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:37 PM EDT on April 15, 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 am EDT Wednesday...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Connecticut...Massachusetts...southern New Hampshire and Rhode Island

* until 8 am EDT tomorrow morning.

* Rain will gradually taper off and even change to a wintry mix before ending overnight. This runoff will continue to drain into area rivers/streams.

* This rainfall on top of already swollen rivers basins...especially the Connecticut...Merrimack...and Pawcatuck River valleys will result in minor river flooding with the potential for moderate river flooding. Likely local streams and rivers will also be impacted as well with the potential for minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Special Statement
Statement as of 1:10 AM EDT on April 16, 2014

...Rain changes to sleet and snow early this morning...

Rain will transition to a mix of sleet and snow across the region this morning before ending. Light snow and ice accumulations of a half an inch or less is expected. However the combination of snow and ice may make area roadways motorists are urged to use caution if traveling this morning.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 11:27 PM EDT on April 15, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 13 hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Skywarn spotters...cooperative and Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

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Location Max wind time/date comments gust of mph measurement


...Hartford County... 1 WNW Windsor Locks 42 209 PM 4/15 Bradley Airport ASOS 3 se Hartford 41 322 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

...Windham County... 3 NE Willimantic 44 334 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS


...Barnstable County... East Falmouth 53 334 PM 4/15 none Eastham 48 721 PM 4/15 none 2 NE Hyannis 41 1007 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

...Bristol County... Fall River 51 210 PM 4/15 Borden Flats 3 NW New Bedford 50 419 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS 4 ESE Taunton 43 136 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

...Dukes County... 3 S Vineyard Haven 43 604 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

...Essex County... 5 WNW Beverly 49 1214 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS 3 NE Lawrence 40 145 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

...Franklin County... 2 se Orange 42 515 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

...Hampden County... 2 ENE Westfield 40 250 PM 4/15 Airport

...Norfolk County... 3 SSW Milton 66 433 PM 4/15 ASOS 1 ENE Norwood 48 358 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

...Plymouth County... Plymouth 50 145 PM 4/15 spotter 4 SW Plymouth 47 629 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

...Suffolk County... 1 N East Boston 58 328 PM 4/15 Logan Airport ASOS

...Worcester County... 3 WNW Worcester 49 124 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS 4 se Fitchburg 40 112 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

New Hampshire

...Hillsborough County... 3 SSE Manchester 42 122 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS

Rhode Island

...Kent County... 2 NNW Warwick 48 508 PM 4/15 tf Green Airport ASOS

...Newport County... 4 NE Newport 40 753 PM 4/15 Airport ASOS