674  
WGUS61 KBOX 200808  
FFABOX  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
408 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
 
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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-  
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-  
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-  
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HARTFORD, WINDSOR LOCKS, UNION, VERNON,  
PUTNAM, WILLIMANTIC, CHARLEMONT, GREENFIELD, ORANGE, BARRE,  
FITCHBURG, CHESTERFIELD, BLANDFORD, AMHERST, NORTHAMPTON,  
SPRINGFIELD, MILFORD, AND WORCESTER  
408 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
   
..FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND MASSACHUSETTS, INCLUDING  
THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT, HARTFORD,  
TOLLAND, AND WINDHAM. IN MASSACHUSETTS, FRANKLIN, HAMPDEN,  
HAMPSHIRE, AND WORCESTER.  
 
* THROUGH THIS EVENING  
 
* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUE TODAY  
BEFORE GRADUALLY SHIFTING TO EASTERN NEW ENG THIS AFTERNOON AND  
EVENING.  
 
* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS  
ARE POSSIBLE. THIS MAY RESULT IN URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE  
FLOODING.  
 
* IN ADDITION, THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL EXACERBATE OR RENEW  
MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. IT MAY ALSO  
CONTRIBUTE TO SHARP RISES FOR A FEW SMALLER STREAMS WITHIN THE  
WATCH AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON  
CURRENT FORECASTS.  
 
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE  
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE  
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.  
 

 
 

 
 
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