Weather Alerts for So. Worcester County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
SO. WORCESTER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Franklin - Northern Worcester - Western Franklin
Effective: Fri, 4/19 4:40am Updated: Fri, 4/19 11:15am Urgency: Future
Expires: Sat, 4/20 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northern Connecticut and Massachusetts, including
the following areas, in northern Connecticut, Hartford,
Tolland, and Windham. In Massachusetts, Franklin, Hampden,
Hampshire, and Worcester.
* From late tonight through Saturday evening
* Widespread rain with embedded heavier showers is expected to
develop late Friday night continuing through Saturday evening.
* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with locally higher amounts
may result in urban and poor drainage flooding.
* In addition, the heavy rainfall will exacerbate mainstem river
flooding along the Connecticut River. It may also contribute to
sharp rises for a few smaller streams throughout the watch area.

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.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
SO. WORCESTER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Hampden - Eastern Hampshire - Southern Worcester - Western Hampden - Western Hampshire
Effective: Fri, 4/19 4:40am Updated: Fri, 4/19 11:15am Urgency: Future
Expires: Fri, 4/19 2:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northern Connecticut and Massachusetts, including
the following areas, in northern Connecticut, Hartford,
Tolland, and Windham. In Massachusetts, Franklin, Hampden,
Hampshire, and Worcester.
* From late tonight through Saturday evening
* Widespread rain with embedded heavier showers is expected to
develop late Friday night continuing through Saturday evening.
* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with locally higher amounts
may result in urban and poor drainage flooding.
* In addition, the heavy rainfall will exacerbate mainstem river
flooding along the Connecticut River. It may also contribute to
sharp rises for a few smaller streams throughout the watch area.

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.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
SO. WORCESTER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Barnstable - Central Middlesex County - Dukes - Eastern Essex - Eastern Norfolk - Eastern Plymouth - Nantucket - Northern Bristol - Northern Worcester - Northwest Middlesex County - Southeast Middlesex - Southern Bristol - Southern Plymouth - Southern Worcester - Suffolk - Western Essex - Western Norfolk - Western Plymouth
Effective: Fri, 4/19 4:40am Updated: Fri, 4/19 11:15am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 4/19 2:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...STRONG WIND GUSTS DURING LATE THIS MORNING INTO THIS
AFTERNOON...
Strong southwest wind gusts of 35 to 45 mph are expected during
late this morning into this afternoon across Rhode Island and
eastern Massachusetts, as well as the higher terrain of the
Worcester Hills. These wind gusts may down small tree limbs.