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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

Flood Watch issued July 12 at 2:54PM EDT until July 13 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Boston/Norton MA

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Connecticut, including the following areas, Hartford CT, Tolland CT and Windham CT, Massachusetts, including the following areas, Central Middlesex MA, Eastern Essex MA, Eastern Franklin MA, Eastern Hampden MA, Eastern Hampshire MA, Eastern Norfolk MA, Eastern Plymouth MA, Northern Bristol MA, Northern Middlesex MA, Northern Worcester MA, Southeast Middlesex MA, Southern Bristol MA, Southern Plymouth MA, Southern Worcester MA, Suffolk MA, Western Essex MA, Western Franklin MA, Western Hampden MA, Western Hampshire MA, Western Norfolk MA and Western Plymouth MA, and Rhode Island, including the following areas, Bristol RI, Eastern Kent RI, Newport RI, Northwest Providence RI, Southeast Providence RI, Washington RI and Western Kent RI.

* WHEN...From late tonight through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* INSTRUCTIONS...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.

Expires: July 13 at 5:00 AM EDT
Fire Weather Discussion
Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southern New England
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
408 PM EDT Fri Jul 12 2024

.DISCUSSION...

Scattered shower and thunderstorm activity continues through at
least the first half of Saturday with localized downpours
possible overnight. MinRH will be considerable higher Saturday
compared to Friday, generally between 70 and 90 percent, highest
where shower activity will be most widespread across southern MA
and RI.

.OUTLOOK...Sunday through Wednesday...

Dry period to round out the weekend. Heat and humidity continues
this weekend into early next week. Scattered shower activity
again possible mid next week.

Southeast Middlesex MA-
Including the cities of Cambridge, Lexington, Newton, Waltham,
and Woburn
408 PM EDT Fri Jul 12 2024

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           Pcldy        Mcldy        Pcldy        Mclear
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Showers      None
Chance Precip (%)     10           70           30           10
Temp (24h trend)      73 (+2)      81 (-6)      69           90
RH % (24h trend)      94 (+1)      74 (+24)     100          48
20ft Wnd AM(mph)                   SW  6                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd PM(mph)      SW  7        SW  7        SW  5        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.53         0.12         0.00
Precip Duration                    4            0
Precip Begin                       6 AM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   9 PM
Mixing Hgt (ft-AGL)   420          4110         220          7410
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW  8        SW 10        NW  4        W  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)     3360         41100        880          51870
Max ADI Early         38 Fair      33 Fair      23 Fair      38 Fair
Max ADI Late          9 Poor       39 Fair      4 Very Poor  62 Good
Max LVORI Early       5            4            8            1
Max LVORI Late        5            4            8            1
Min Vsby Early
Min Vsby Late
Sunshine Hours        N/A          N/A          N/A          N/A
CWR                   0            100          100          0
LAL                   No Tstms     9-15 Strikes No Tstms     No Tstms
Haines Index          3            3            4            5

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Not as warm.
Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Highs around 80. East winds around 5 mph.