185  
WGUS81 KBOX 281629  
FLSBOX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
1129 AM EST MON JAN 28 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
CONNECTICUT...RHODE ISLAND...  
 
PAWCATUCK RIVER AT WESTERLY AFFECTING NEW LONDON AND WASHINGTON  
COUNTIES  
 
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.  
 

 
 
CTC011-RIC009-281659-  
/O.CAN.KBOX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190128T1920Z/  
/WSTR1.1.ER.190125T0425Z.190125T1745Z.190128T1245Z.NO/  
1129 AM EST MON JAN 28 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE PAWCATUCK RIVER AT WESTERLY.  
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 7:45 AM MONDAY.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 6.7 FEET BY TOMORROW  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING OCCURS ALONG THE  
PAWCATUCK RIVER. ALONG ROUTE 3 IN HOPKINTON, FLOODWATERS ENCROACH  
ON LOWEST LYING HOMES IN FRENCH VILLAGE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4134 7189 4144 7188 4146 7177 4135 7174  
4131 7185  
 

 
 
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