854  
WGUS81 KBOX 191146  
FLSBOX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
746 AM EDT WED SEP 19 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MASSACHUSETTS...  
 
SQUANNACOOK RIVER AT WEST GROTON AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE SQUANNACOOK RIVER AT WEST GROTON.  
* AT 7:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 6.9 FEET. THE  
RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 3.8 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.5 FEET...MINOR FLOODING AFFECTS THE LOWEST LYING  
SECTIONS OF TOWNSEND, INCLUDING THE FARMLAND ALONG TURNPIKE AND  
BARKER HILL ROADS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
MAC017-191216-  
/O.CAN.KBOX.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-180920T0013Z/  
/WGTM3.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
746 AM EDT WED SEP 19 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE SQUANNACOOK RIVER AT WEST GROTON.  
* AT 7:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 6.9 FEET. THE  
RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 3.8 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.5 FEET...MINOR FLOODING AFFECTS THE LOWEST LYING  
SECTIONS OF TOWNSEND, INCLUDING THE FARMLAND ALONG TURNPIKE AND  
BARKER HILL ROADS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4267 7177 4271 7169 4260 7157 4255 7161  
 

 
 
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