Flash Flood Watch

Last Updated: 10:19 AM. Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 EDT

Until 02:00 AM. Friday, Oct 12, 2018

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>016-026-112215- /O.CON.KBOX.FF.A.0010.181011T1500Z-181012T0600Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Franklin MA- Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA- Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-Western Hampshire MA- Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA- Southern Worcester MA-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA- Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Middlesex MA- Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon, Putnam, Willimantic, Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre, Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester, Chesterfield, Blandford, Amherst, Northampton, Springfield, Milford, Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy, and Ayer 1013 AM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northern Connecticut as well as most of Massachusetts, except the southeastern portions of the state. * Through late tonight * 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. * Moderate to heavy rainfall anticipated averaging around 1 to 2 inches for the region, however locally heavier amounts are expected especially with any thunderstorm activity. Additional concern of torrential rainfall along high terrain. Potentially occurring within a 1 to 3 hour window, there is the possibility that flash flooding will occur. 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