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WGUS61 KBOX 292343
FFABOX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
743 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015

...A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING...

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>012-014-026-300900-
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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...CAMBRIDGE...AYER
743 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND MASSACHUSETTS...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...HARTFORD...
  TOLLAND AND WINDHAM. IN MASSACHUSETTS...ESSEX...FRANKLIN...
  HAMPDEN...HAMPSHIRE...MIDDLESEX AND WORCESTER.

* FROM 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND 
  CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. RAINFALL RATES COULD EXCEED 
  AN INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES. EMBEDDED ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE 
  POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY...WHICH MAY ENHANCE RAINFALL RATES. TOTAL 
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES AREA FORECAST AT THIS TIME. 
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WHERE BANDS OF HEAVY RAIN 
  MOVE ACROSS THE SAME AREAS. 

* FLOODING OF URBAN...POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS IS THE 
  GREATEST THREAT. SMALLER RIVERS AND STREAMS WITH FAST RESPONSE 
  TIMES ARE ALSO SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING DUE TO RAPID RUNOFF 
  FROM INTENSE RAINFALL RATES. MAIN STEM RIVERS ARE NOT EXPECTED 
  TO FLOOD AT THIS TIME. 

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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