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Flood Watch
Issued: 7:46 AM Dec. 13, 2019 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Flood Watch for central and eastern Massachusetts as well as
Rhode Island.

* From late tonight through late Saturday night

* Heavy rain late tonight through Saturday morning will result in
widespread 1.50 to 2.50 inches of rain. Localized higher amounts
of 3 to 3.50 inches are possible. This will bring the potential
for flooding, which will continue through the weekend on some
rivers as a result of runoff.

* There is the potential for some river and stream flooding
through the weekend if higher rainfall amounts are realized. In
addition, some urban street flooding is possible especially in
the typically prone locations late tonight into early Saturday
afternoon.

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.

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Gale Warning
Issued: 7:51 AM Dec. 13, 2019 – National Weather Service
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
seas 4 to 6 feet expected.

* WHERE...Vineyard Sound and Buzzards Bay.

* WHEN...From 7 AM Saturday to 7 PM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

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