Western Massachusetts Weather Alerts

Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Suffolk

Wind Advisory In Effect Until 8 Am Edt Thursday
The National Weather Service In Taunton Has Issued A Wind
Advisory Which Is In Effect Until 8 Am Edt Thursday.
- Location Northeast Massachusetts Including The Boston
Metropolitan Area.
- Winds Northeast 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 50 Mph Mainly
- Timing Northeast Winds May Gust Between 30 And 40 Mph Through
The Afternoon. The Strongest Winds Will Come Tonight With Gusts
Up To 50 Mph Possible. The Highest Of These Winds Will Be
Across Coastal Essex County.
- Impacts These Strong Winds May Result In Some Downed Tree
Limbs And Even Isolated Power Outages. The Heavy Rain Combined
With Many Fully Leafed Trees Will Likely Exacerbate The
Potential For Downed Tree Limbs.
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.

Areal Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Western Norfolk
  • Suffolk

Flood Watch Remains In Effect From 5 Pm Edt This Afternoon
Through Thursday Morning
The Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of Massachusetts And Southern New Hampshire
Including The Following Counties In Massachusetts Essex
Middlesex Norfolk Northern Bristol Northern Plymouth And
Suffolk. In Southern New Hampshire Hillsborough.
- From 5 Pm Edt This Afternoon Through Thursday Morning.
- Widespread Heavy Rain Will Overspread The Region Between 5 And 8
Pm This Evening. Periods Of Heavy Rain Will Continue Tonight And
Likely Impact The Thursday Morning Rush Hour Before Tapering Off By
Thursday Afternoon.
- A Widespread 1.50 To 2.50 Inches Of Rain Is Anticipated But
Localized 4 Inch Amounts. This May Result In Some 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.