Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers. Fog overnight. Low of 52F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the North after midnight. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers. High of 57F. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon EDT today...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* portions of southeast Massachusetts and eastern Rhode Island... including the following areas... in Massachusetts... eastern Norfolk MA... eastern Plymouth MA... northern Bristol MA... southern Bristol MA... southern Plymouth MA... Suffolk MA... western Norfolk MA and western Plymouth MA. In Rhode Island... Bristol RI and Newport RI.
* Until noon EDT today
* areas of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected later this morning... particularly within stronger thunderstorms... could result in flash flooding.
* The main concern will be for urban areas and smaller tributaries... streams and creeks.
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.
602 am EDT Fri may 24 2013
... High rip current risk in effect through this evening...
The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a high rip current risk... which is in effect through this evening.
* Location... exposed south-facing beaches between mainly between Westport MA and westerly RI.
* Rip current risk... high.
* Surf height... 4 to 6 feet.
* Timing and tides... strongest rip currents this morning.
Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing away from shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in The Sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards and the beach patrol. Pay attention to flags and posted signs. Rip currents can become life threatening to anyone who enters the surf.
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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:21 am EDT on May 24, 2013
The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 12 hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston
********************storm total rainfall********************
Location storm total time/date comments rainfall of /inches/ measurement
... Hartford County... Granby 2.30 508 am 5/24 ham radio Avon 2.10 508 am 5/24 ham radio 1 WNW Windsor Locks 1.89 438 am 5/24 ASOS Collinsville 1.76 910 PM 5/23 none South Windsor 1.30 1147 PM 5/23 trained spotter West Hartford 1.30 940 PM 5/23 NWS nepp Bristol 1.10 535 PM 5/23 media 3 se Hartford 1.05 508 am 5/24 ASOS
... Bristol County... 3 NW New Bedford 1.38 510 am 5/24 ASOS
... Franklin County... 2 se Orange 1.18 444 am 5/24 ASOS
... Hampden County... Springfield 2.84 510 am 5/24 ham radio Granville 1.93 935 PM 5/23 NWS nepp Palmer 1.90 511 am 5/24 ham radio 2 ENE Westfield 1.81 441 am 5/24 ASOS Southwick 1.81 1022 PM 5/23 none Chester 1.79 1047 PM 5/23 ham radio
... Plymouth County... 2 WNW east bridgewat 0.66 430 am 5/24 cocorahs
... Worcester County... 4 se Fitchburg 2.00 446 am 5/24 ASOS 3 WNW Worcester 1.36 509 am 5/24 ASOS
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