Weather Alerts for So. Worcester County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
SO. WORCESTER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Franklin - Eastern Hampden - Eastern Hampshire - Northern Worcester - Northwest Middlesex County - Western Franklin - Western Hampden - Western Hampshire
Effective: Fri, 12/13 3:27pm Updated: Fri, 12/13 6:31pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 12/13 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN/FREEZING DRIZZLE INTO THIS EVENING...
.Scattered rain continues to fill in. Temperatures still are
hovering near or just below freezing in some locations across the
Connecticut River Valley and northern Worcester Hills. Spotty
light freezing rain/freezing drizzle remains possible through the
evening commute and will result in roadways becoming slick. Any
freezing precipitation will changeover to plain rain this evening
as temperatures warm.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
* WHAT...Freezing rain and freezing drizzle expected. Total ice
accumulations of a light glaze.
* WHERE...Portions of northern Connecticut and central, eastern
and western Massachusetts.
* WHEN...Until 10 PM EST this evening.
* IMPACTS...Very slippery sidewalks, roads and bridges are
possible. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening
commute.

Information:
Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
SO. WORCESTER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Central Middlesex County - Eastern Essex - Eastern Norfolk - Northern Bristol - Northern Worcester - Northwest Middlesex County - Southeast Middlesex - Southern Worcester - Suffolk - Western Essex - Western Norfolk
Effective: Fri, 12/13 3:27pm Updated: Fri, 12/13 6:31pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Fri, 12/13 10:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including the
following areas, in Massachusetts, Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes,
Essex, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and
Worcester. In Rhode Island, Block Island, Bristol, Kent,
Newport, Providence, and Washington.
* From 1 AM EST Saturday 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 across eastern Massachusetts
and Rhode Island. 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.

Information:
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.