Eastern Plymouth Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 3:38 PM EDT on July 28, 2015

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 400 PM EDT
for southwestern Norfolk and northeastern Providence counties...

At 337 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable
of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60
mph. This storm was located over Woonsocket... moving south at 15 mph.

Although the storm has shown signs of weakening... it is still
capable of producing damage.

Locations impacted include...
Woonsocket... Cumberland... Franklin... Lincoln... Bellingham... North
Smithfield... Wrentham and Blackstone.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds and destructive hail. Go
inside to an interior room on the lowest floor of your home or
business. Drivers should expect poor visibility and avoid flooded

Lat... Lon 4195 7156 4201 7157 4202 7150 4206 7150
      4206 7145 4199 7138 4196 7138
time... Mot... loc 1937z 349deg 13kt 4202 7148


Public Information Statement
Statement as of 3:03 PM EDT on July 28, 2015

Service change notice

To: subscribers

-family of services
-NOAA weather wire service
-emergency managers weather information network
-other NWS partners... users and employees

From: Robert M. Thompson, meteorologist-in-charge
weather forecast office Taunton MA

Subject: change in flood category for the river gage at
Bridgewater on the Taunton river /bdgm3/

Effective 1600 coordinated Universal time on Tuesday September 1
2015... the National Weather Service will change the flood stage
/minor flood category/ for the river gage at Bridgewater on the
Taunton river.

Starting Tuesday September 1 at 1600 coordinated Universal time...
flood warnings and flood statements will reference this updated
category level. This change is part of a recent re-evaluation of
the flood plain with input from local officials in the town of
Middleborough MA.

The new flood stage will be as follows:

New flood stage is 8 feet above gage zero. The previous flood
stage was 10.5 feet above gage zero.

Moderate flood stage remains 12.0 feet above gage zero. This is

Major flood stage remains 14.0 feet above gage zero. This is

If you have any questions or comments on this change... please

Nicole Belk
senior service hydrologist
National Weather Service forecast office
445 Myles Standish Blvd.
Taunton, MA 02780

E-mail: Nicole.Belk@noaa.Gov