Western Massachusetts Weather Alerts

High Wind Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Suffolk

High Wind Warning In Effect Until 8 Am Edt Thursday
The National Weather Service In Taunton Has Issued A High Wind
Warning Which Is In Effect Until 8 Am Edt Thursday. The Wind
Advisory Is No Longer In Effect.
- Location The Eastern Massachusetts Coast Including The Boston
Metropolitan Area.
- Winds Northeast 25 To 35 Mph With Gusts Up To 60 Mph.
- Timing The Strongest Winds Will Occur Tonight With Gusts Up
To 60 Mph Possible. The Highest Of These Winds Will Be Across
Coastal Essex County.
- Impacts These Strong Winds Will Result In Downed Trees And
Power Outages. The Heavy Rain Combined With Many Fully Leafed
Trees Will Likely Exacerbate The Potential For Downed Trees.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A High Wind Warning Is Issued When Sustained Winds Of 40 Mph Are
Expected For At Least An Hour With Gusts Of 58 Mph Or Greater
At Any Time. Damage To Trees Power Lines And Property Are
Possible With Wind Of This Magnitude. Power Outages Are Likely.
Take Action Now To Secure Any Loose Outdoor Objects.

Areal Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Western Norfolk
  • Suffolk

Flood Watch Remains In Effect Through Thursday Morning
The Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of Massachusetts And Southern New Hampshire
Including The Following Counties In Massachusetts
Bristol Essex Middlesex Norfolk Plymouth And Suffolk.
In Southern New Hampshire Hillsborough.
- Through Thursday Morning
- An Area Of Heavy Rain Will Over Spread The Region This Evening.
Periods Of Heavy Rain Will Continue At Times Through Thursday
Morning Before Tapering To Scattered Showers By Thursday

- A Widespread 1.50 To 2.50 Inches Of Rain Is Anticipated But
Localized 4 Inch Amounts Are Possible. This May Result In
Pockets Of Localized Flooding Especially In Urban Areas.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
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.