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WGUS41 KBOX 171614  
FLWBOX  
 
BULLETIN...IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
1214 PM EDT TUE APR 17 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON, MA HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MASSACHUSETTS...  
 
ASSABET RIVER AT MAYNARD AFFECTING MIDDLESEX AND WORCESTER COUNTIES  
 
RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINS ON MONDAY CONTINUES TO CAUSE THE WATER LEVEL  
ON THE ASSABET RIVER AT MAYNARD TO SLOWLY RISE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LEVEL  
IS EXPECTED TO REACH FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...A FLOOD STATEMENT PROVIDING THE LATEST INFORMATION  
IN THIS FLOOD EVENT WILL BE ISSUED WITHIN THE NEXT 8 HOURS, OR  
EARLIER IF NEEDED.  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY NEAR SWOLLEN RIVERS,  
STREAMS OR CULVERTS. SWIFTLY MOVING WATER CAN POSE AN IMMINENT THREAT  
TO LIFE.  
 

 
 
MAC017-027-181613-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.FL.W.0019.180418T1200Z-180419T0000Z/  
/MAYM3.1.ER.180418T1200Z.180418T1200Z.180418T1800Z.NO/  
1214 PM EDT TUE APR 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON, MA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE ASSABET RIVER AT MAYNARD.  
* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING TO WEDNESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 11:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE  
TOMORROW MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 5.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND AND BACKYARD FLOODING IS LIKELY  
ALONG REACHES OF THE RIVER IN MAYNARD, CONCORD AS WELL AS HUDSON.  
SEVERAL RIVER ROADS MAY ALSO BECOME COVERED IN WATER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4236 7159 4240 7162 4250 7136 4241 7135  
 

 
 
EVT  
 
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