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Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 10:01 PM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 am EST Thursday
through late Thursday night...

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.

* From 6 am EST Thursday through late Thursday night

* rain will overspread southern New England overnight and become
heavy at times on Thursday. 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.




High Wind Warning
Issued: 10:02 PM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 9 am to 7 PM EST
Thursday...

* winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds from late Thursday morning into the
afternoon.

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

* Location... southern Rhode Island and far southeast
Massachusetts. This includes Cape Cod and the islands.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are
expected for at least one hour, with gusts of 58 mph or greater
at any time. Damage to trees, power lines, and property are
possible with winds of this magnitude. Power outages are likely.
Take action to secure loose outdoor objects.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 10:01 PM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 am EST Thursday
through late Thursday night...

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.

* From 6 am EST Thursday through late Thursday night

* rain will overspread southern New England overnight and become
heavy at times on Thursday. 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.