...Flood Watch in effect from 5 PM EDT this afternoon through Thursday morning...
The National Weather Service in Taunton has expanded the
* Flood Watch to include a portion of southeastern Massachusetts...including the following counties...southern Bristol and southern Plymouth.
* From 5 PM EDT this afternoon through Thursday morning.
* Widespread heavy rain will overspread the region between 5 and 8 PM this evening. Periods of heavy rain will continue tonight and likely impact the Thursday morning rush hour before tapering off by Thursday afternoon.
* A widespread 1.50 to 2.50 inches of rain is anticipated...but localized 4 inch amounts. This may result in some flooding...especially in urban areas.
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.