Dukes Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:43 PM EDT on October 01, 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of southeastern Massachusetts...including the following counties...Barnstable...Bristol...Dukes...Nantucket and Plymouth.

* Until 8 am EDT Thursday

* periods of heavy rain and embedded thunderstorms may lead to high rainfall totals through tomorrow morning. The possibility of a localized 3-6 inch amount is possible. Rainfall rates of 1-2 inches an hour are also possible...which could yield urban flooding especially at typically prone locations.

* If these higher rainfall amounts are observed...localized flooding is possible...particularly urban and street flooding where drainage is poor. Low-lying area and basement flooding also cannot be ruled out. Also...flashier small streams may quickly rise.

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.


Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:37 PM EDT on October 01, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24 hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Skywarn spotters...cooperative observers...media and Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

********************storm total rainfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments rainfall of /inches/ measurement


...Barnstable County... Truro 3.50 839 PM 10/01 ham radio yarmouthport 3.24 1016 PM 10/01 ham radio Eastham 3.23 815 PM 10/01 ham radio Harwich 2.40 810 PM 10/01 ham radio Yarmouth 2.33 604 PM 10/01 amateur radio harwichport 2.30 605 PM 10/01 ham radio Chatham 2.21 829 PM 10/01 ham radio Brewster 2.06 604 PM 10/01 amateur radio East Falmouth 2.01 1017 PM 10/01 ham radio

...Plymouth County... Plymouth 2.02 836 PM 10/01 ham radio Brockton 1.35 941 PM 10/01 spotter