554  
WGUS41 KBOX 231654  
FLWBOX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
1254 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2020  
 
MAC007-019-232030-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
NANTUCKET MA-DUKES MA-  
1254 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL NANTUCKET COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...  
DUKES COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...  
 
* UNTIL 430 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 1250 PM EDT, TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY RAINS  
ACROSS MARTHA'S VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET WHICH HAS TRIGGERED  
FLOODING. AT 1230 PM, BEACH ROAD IN VINEYARD HAVEN IS FLOODED.  
SEVERAL ROADS IN OAK BLUFFS AND IN DOWNTOWN NANTUCKET HAVE  
EXPERIENCED FLOODING. AS MUCH AS TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY  
FALLEN. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES, WILL CONTINUE INTO MUCH OF THE  
AFTERNOON WITH ADDITIONAL RAINS LOCALLY UP TO 2 INCHES. THIS RAIN,  
ON TOP OF THAT WHICH HAS ALREADY FALLEN, MAY WORSEN OR TRIGGER NEW  
AREAS OF FLOODING IN DUKES AND NANTUCKET COUNTIES.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
NANTUCKET, OAK BLUFFS, EDGARTOWN, TISBURY, AQUINNAH, WEST TISBURY,  
CHILMARK AND GOSNOLD.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. DO NOT  
DRIVE THROUGH ROADS OR UNDERPASSES THAT ARE FLOODED. AVOID FLOODED  
AREAS NEAR SMALL STREAMS AND MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4135 7050 4125 7081 4132 7077 4141 7095  
4135 7077 4143 7070 4145 7084 4152 7071  
4136 7046 4139 7005 4137 7032 4135 7041  
4136 7002 4134 7000 4134 7036 4133 7000  
4126 6996  
 

 
 
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