.Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop around midday
and continue into evening. These storms will be slow moving and
contain threats of heavy rain which will lead to flash flooding.
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-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Middlesex MA-
Northwest Providence RI-
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, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston,
Quincy, Ayer, Foster, and Smithfield
1155 AM EDT Wed Aug 2 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northern Connecticut,
Massachusetts, and northern Rhode Island, including the
following areas, in northern Connecticut, Hartford, Tolland, and
Windham. In Massachusetts, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire,
Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Worcester. In northern Rhode
Island, Northwest Providence
* Until 8 PM EDT this evening.
* Thunderstorms with torrential downpours are expected into this
afternoon. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour are possible.
Storm total rainfall amounts could get as high as 3 inches in
* Rapid flooding of urban areas and small streams is possible.
Avoid flooded roadways and under passes.
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.
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