... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* portions of southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island...
including the following areas... in southeastern
Massachusetts... Barnstable MA... Dukes MA... eastern Plymouth
MA... Nantucket MA... northern Bristol MA... southern Bristol
MA... southern Plymouth MA and western Plymouth MA. In Rhode
Island... Block Island RI... Bristol RI... eastern Kent RI...
Newport RI... northwest Providence RI... southeast Providence
RI... Washington RI and western Kent RI.
* Through this evening
* rain may be heavy at times in Rhode Island and southeast
Massachusetts. Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are
forecast... with 2 to 4 inch amounts possible in locally heavy
downpours. Locations near the South Coast... Cape Cod and the
islands are most likely to receive the highest rainfall totals.
* Significant urban flooding is possible including roads and
underpasses that are prone to flooding in heavy rain. Some
small streams may also rise out of their banks.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to rapid and life threatening flooding. Be prepared. If you live
or work in an area prone to flooding... know a safe place to go if
flooding occurs or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.
Drivers should plan to avoid flooded roads and have an alternate
Stay tuned to later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.