256  
WGUS41 KBOX 252026  
FLWBOX  
 
BULLETIN...IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
326 PM EST FRI JAN 25 2019  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON, MA HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN RHODE ISLAND...  
 
PAWCATUCK RIVER AT WOOD RIVER JUNCTION AFFECTING WASHINGTON COUNTY  
 
THE SOAKING RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED DURING THURSDAY HAS PRODUCED  
STRONG RISES ON AREA RIVERS. MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE  
PAWCATUCK RIVER.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
RIC009-261800-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.FL.W.0014.190126T0000Z-190126T1800Z/  
/WODR1.1.ER.190126T0000Z.190126T0600Z.190126T1200Z.NO/  
326 PM EST FRI JAN 25 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON, MA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE PAWCATUCK RIVER AT WOOD RIVER JUNCTION.  
* FROM THIS EVENING TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 2:45 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING  
AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 5.1 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  
THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 5.0 FEET...FLOODWATERS BEGIN TO SPREAD ONTO DRIFTWOOD  
DRIVE IN CHARLESTOWN.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4137 7177 4145 7179 4148 7160 4139 7158  
 

 
 
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