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WGUS41 KBOX 281749  
FLWBOX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
1249 PM EST SUN JAN 28 2024  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON MA HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN RHODE ISLAND...  
 
PAWTUXET RIVER AT CRANSTON AFFECTING KENT AND PROVIDENCE COUNTIES.  
 
WOOD RIVER AT HOPE VALLEY AFFECTING WASHINGTON COUNTY.  
 
FOR THE PAWTUXET RIVER...INCLUDING SCITUATE RESERVOIR, CRANSTON...  
MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
FOR THE WOOD RIVER...INCLUDING HOPE VALLEY...MINOR FLOODING IS  
FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED LATE TONIGHT AT 100 AM EST.  
 

 
 
RIC003-007-290600-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.FL.W.0023.240129T0100Z-240130T2000Z/  
/CRAR1.1.ER.240129T0100Z.240129T1200Z.240130T1400Z.NO/  
1249 PM EST SUN JAN 28 2024  
   
..FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING TO TUESDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...PAWTUXET RIVER AT CRANSTON.  
 
* WHEN...FROM THIS EVENING TO TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 9.5 FEET, PARKING LOTS AND ROADS ARE FLOODED IN LOW  
LYING AREAS OF WARWICK AND CRANSTON NEAR THE PAWTUXET RIVER.  
IMPACTED ROADS INCLUDE RIVER STREET, PIONEER AVENUE, BELLOWS  
STREET AND VENTURI AVENUE IN WARWICK.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 11:45 AM EST SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.2 FEET.  
- BANKFULL STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE  
THIS EVENING TO A CREST OF 9.7 FEET TOMORROW MORNING. IT WILL  
THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE TUESDAY MORNING.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4178 7156 4180 7139 4172 7137 4170 7155  
 

 
 
RIC009-290600-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.FL.W.0024.240129T0400Z-240130T1631Z/  
/HOPR1.1.ER.240129T0400Z.240129T1800Z.240130T1030Z.NO/  
1249 PM EST SUN JAN 28 2024  
 
...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING TO LATE TUESDAY  
MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...WOOD RIVER AT HOPE VALLEY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM THIS EVENING TO LATE TUESDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 6.0 FEET, IN RICHMOND, THE WOOD RIVER RENDERS  
PORTIONS OF WOOD RIVER DRIVE AND WOOD RIVER CIRCLE IMPASSABLE. IN  
HOPKINTON, THE WOOD RIVER FLOODS SECTIONS OF DOW PARK OFF OF MAIN  
STREET.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 12:15 PM EST SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.1 FEET.  
- BANKFULL STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE  
LATE THIS EVENING TO A CREST OF 5.7 FEET EARLY TOMORROW  
AFTERNOON. IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY TUESDAY  
MORNING.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4143 7176 4160 7174 4160 7163 4144 7164  
 

 
 
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