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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
156 PM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHEASTERN WORCESTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...  
SOUTH CENTRAL MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...  
 
* UNTIL 445 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 155 PM EDT DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL WERE MOVING INTO THE  
WORCESTER AREA. THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF  
PRODUCING A QUICK 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN. AS A RESULT, URBAN FLASH  
FLOODING IS EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER IS EXPECTED IN  
URBAN AND OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN WORCESTER AND SURROUNDING  
COMMUNITIES. IN ADDITION, SOME FLASHY SMALL STREAMS MAY PRODUCE  
MINOR FLOODING.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
WORCESTER, MARLBOROUGH, SHREWSBURY, MILFORD, WESTBOROUGH, GRAFTON,  
HOLDEN, WEBSTER, SOUTHBRIDGE, ASHLAND, AUBURN, NORTHBRIDGE,  
HOPKINTON, NORTHBOROUGH, OXFORD, UXBRIDGE, MILLBURY, CHARLTON,  
SPENCER AND DUDLEY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FLOODING WILL OCCUR QUICKLY AND COULD POSE A SIGNIFICANT HAZARD TO  
THOSE WHO TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS OR UNDERPASSES. FIND  
ALTERNATE ROUTES AND AVOID FLOODED AREAS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4236 7150 4202 7150 4203 7205 4237 7204  
 

 
 
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