Flash Flood Watch

Last Updated: 10:16 AM. Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 EDT

Until 08:00 AM. Friday, Oct 12, 2018

MAZ017>021-RIZ001>008-111645- /O.CON.KBOX.FF.A.0010.181011T1800Z-181012T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA- Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Northwest Providence RI- Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI- Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI- Including the cities of Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham 432 AM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including the following areas, in southeastern Massachusetts, Bristol and Plymouth. In Rhode Island, Block Island, Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, and Washington. * From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Friday morning * An approaching cold front moves through Southern New England late today and tonight. The front will draw upon tropical moisture from Tropical Storm Michael, creating local downpours as it moves through. The remnants of Hurricane Michael will then pass south of Nantucket Friday morning, maintaining a chance of showers during the morning. * Moderate to heavy rainfall is anticipated averaging around 2 to 3 inches for the area with locally heavier amounts especially with any thunderstorm activity as high as 3 to 5 inches. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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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Forecast by

Meteorologist Kevin Lemanowicz