647  
WGUS81 KBOX 190234  
FLSBOX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
1034 PM EDT WED APR 18 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MASSACHUSETTS...  
 
SHAWSHEEN RIVER NEAR WILMINGTON AFFECTING ESSEX AND MIDDLESEX  
COUNTIES  
 
THE RIVER LEVEL ON THE SHAWSHEEN RIVER IN WILMINGTON HAS RECEDED BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY RECEDE OVERNIGHT  
AND THURSDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY NEAR SWOLLEN RIVERS,  
STREAMS OR CULVERTS. SWIFTLY MOVING WATER CAN POSE AN IMMINENT THREAT  
TO LIFE.  
 

 
 
MAC009-017-190304-  
/O.CAN.KBOX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-180419T0400Z/  
/WLMM3.1.ER.180417T1452Z.180418T0400Z.180418T1900Z.NO/  
1034 PM EDT WED APR 18 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE SHAWSHEEN RIVER NEAR WILMINGTON.  
* AT 9:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 3:00 PM WEDNESDAY.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 4.8 FEET BY FRIDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...FLOODING WILL AFFECT LOW LYING AREAS ALONG  
THE RIVER FROM WILMINGTON THROUGH LAWRENCE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4254 7128 4264 7121 4261 7116 4252 7122  
 

 
 
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