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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
437 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Rhode
Island...Connecticut...

  Pawcatuck River At Westerly affecting New London and Washington
  Counties.

  Pawcatuck River At Wood River Junction affecting Washington
  County.

For the Pawcatuck River...including Wood River Junction, Westerly...
Minor flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued late tonight at 100 AM EDT.

&&

CTC011-RIC009-190500-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0067.000000T0000Z-240519T1600Z/
/WSTR1.1.ER.240518T0800Z.240518T1200Z.240519T1000Z.UU/
437 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY TOMORROW AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pawcatuck River at Westerly.

* WHEN...Until early tomorrow afternoon.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 4:00 PM EDT Saturday the stage was 7.0 feet.
  - Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
  - Forecast...The river will oscillate around flood stage with a
    maximum value of 7.1 feet late this afternoon.
  - Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

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


$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
437 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Rhode
Island...Connecticut...

  Pawcatuck River At Westerly affecting New London and Washington
  Counties.

  Pawcatuck River At Wood River Junction affecting Washington
  County.

For the Pawcatuck River...including Wood River Junction, Westerly...
Minor flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.

The next statement will be issued late tonight at 100 AM EDT.

&&

RIC009-190500-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0065.000000T0000Z-240521T1200Z/
/WODR1.1.ER.240517T0645Z.240518T1045Z.240521T0600Z.NO/
437 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pawcatuck River at Wood River Junction.

* WHEN...Until Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 5.0 feet, Floodwaters begin to spread onto Driftwood
  Drive in Charlestown.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 3:45 PM EDT Saturday the stage was 5.5 feet.
  - Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    early Tuesday morning and continue falling to 4.9 feet early
    Tuesday afternoon.
  - Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

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


$$

JWD


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
317 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

ANZ150-152-154-190930-
/O.CON.KGYX.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-240519T1400Z/
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out
25 NM-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
317 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and
  seas 4 to 6 ft.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME
  out 25 NM, Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape
  Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM and Coastal Waters from Cape
  Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out 25 NM.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM EDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
252 PM EDT Fri May 17 2024

ANZ254-180800-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0048.000000T0000Z-240519T1200Z/
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
252 PM EDT Fri May 17 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
  seas 5 to 8 feet.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to
  Nantucket MA out 20 nm.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM EDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
252 PM EDT Fri May 17 2024

ANZ255-256-180800-
/O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0048.000000T0000Z-240519T0000Z/
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
252 PM EDT Fri May 17 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
  seas 4 to 7 feet.

* WHERE...In Massachusetts coastal waters, Coastal Waters
  extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard and
  Nantucket. In Rhode Island coastal waters, Coastal Waters from
  Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to 20 nm South of
  Block Island.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
252 PM EDT Fri May 17 2024

ANZ250-180800-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0048.000000T0000Z-240519T1200Z/
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
252 PM EDT Fri May 17 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt and seas 4 to 7 feet.

* WHERE...Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen
  Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM EDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

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