Western Massachusetts Weather Alerts

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Western Norfolk
  • Suffolk

Wind Advisory In Effect From 6 Pm Edt This Evening To 7 Am Est
Sunday
The National Weather Service In Taunton Has Issued A Wind
Advisory Which Is In Effect From 6 Pm Edt This Evening To 7 Am
Est Sunday. The High Wind Watch Is No Longer In Effect.
- Location Northeastern Eastern And Interior Southeastern
Massachusetts As Well As All Of Rhode Island.
- Winds North 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 50 Mph.
- Timing Expect Winds To Increase This Afternoon Peaking
Overnight Into Sunday Morning.
- Impacts Power Lines Trees And Tree Limbs May Be Downed
By These Winds. Fully Or Partially Leaved Trees Will Be The
Most Susceptible To This Damage.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Wind Advisory Is Issued When Sustained Winds Are Forecast To Be
31 To 39 Mph Or Gusts Will Range Between 46 And 57 Mph. Winds
This Strong Are Capable Of Downing Small Tree Limbs And
Branches Possibly Causing Isolated Power Outages. Driving Can
Also Be Difficult Especially For High Profile Vehicles.

Coastal Flood Watch

The following area is affected:

  • Suffolk

Coastal Flood Watch Remains In Effect From This Evening
Through Sunday Morning
- Location The Eastern Massachusetts Coast Including The North
Facing Portions Of Cape Cod And Nantucket.
- Coastal Flooding Minor With Isolated Pockets Of Moderate
Coastal Flooding Are Possible. The Highest Risk Area Appears
To Be In The Scituate And Hull Areas. Beach Erosion Is Also
Expected.
- Timing During The Evening And Early Sunday Morning High Tide
Cycles. While Both High Tide Cycles Are A Concern The Latest
Data Suggests The High Tide This Evening Will Pose The Greatest
Risk.
- Impacts Some Of The Most Vulnerable Shore Roads May Be
Flooded And Impassable For A Time During The Times Of High
Tide. Basement Flooding Is Also Possible Along With Beach
Erosion.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Coastal Flood Watch Means That The Potential Exists For
Moderate Or Major Coastal Flooding. Moderate Coastal Flooding
Produces Flooding Of Vulnerable Shore Roads And/or Basements Due
To The Height Of Storm Tide And/or Wave Action.