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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1111 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

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CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...
TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...COVENTRY...
WEST GREENWICH...EAST GREENWICH...WARWICK...WEST WARWICK...
BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
1111 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING IN MASSACHUSETTS...BRISTOL...CENTRAL ...AND
  SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX...ESSEX...NORFOLK...PLYMOUTH AND SUFFOLK.
  IN RHODE ISLAND...BRISTOL...KENT...NEWPORT...PROVIDENCE AND
  WASHINGTON.

* FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING. MOST LOCATIONS CAN EXPECT BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES OF
  RAIN.

* SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF URBAN...POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING
  AREAS IS THE GREATEST THREAT INCLUDING ROADS THAT TEND TO
  FLOOD IN HEAVY RAIN. SMALLER RIVERS AND STREAMS MAY ALSO FLOOD
  SURROUNDING AREAS. LARGER MAINSTEM RIVERS SHOULD REMAIN WITHIN
  THEIR BANKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. IF YOU LIVE OR WORK IN
AN AREA PRONE TO FLOODING...TAKE THE TIME NOW TO PROTECT ANY
ITEMS THAT COULD BE DAMAGED BY FLOOD WATERS.

DRIVERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SLOWER THAN USUAL COMMUTES MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLY TUESDAY MORNING. KNOW ALTERNATE ROUTES IN
CASE ROADS BECOME FLOODED. NEVER DRIVE THROUGH A FLOODED ROADWAY!

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
306 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN TO MUCH
OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY. PROLONGED PERIODS OF MODERATE WILL LEAD
TO THE POSSIBILITY OF FLOODING AT TIMES BEGINNING TODAY IN DEATH
VALLEY AND SPREADING TO LINCOLN...NORTHEAST CLARK AND NORTHERN
MOHAVE COUNTIES BEGINNING THIS EVENING.

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DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-
306 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREA...DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT...POSSIBLY
  LEADING TO FLOODING ISSUES ACROSS THE AREA.

* PROLONGED PERIODS OF RAINFALL...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...COULD
  LEAD TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF. FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...NORMALLY DRY
  WASHES...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IS POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
306 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN TO MUCH
OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY. PROLONGED PERIODS OF MODERATE WILL LEAD
TO THE POSSIBILITY OF FLOODING AT TIMES BEGINNING TODAY IN DEATH
VALLEY AND SPREADING TO LINCOLN...NORTHEAST CLARK AND NORTHERN
MOHAVE COUNTIES BEGINNING THIS EVENING.

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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-LINCOLN COUNTY-NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-
306 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017 /406 AM MST SUN JAN 22 2017/

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARIZONA AND NEVADA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST ARIZONA...NORTHWEST PLATEAU. IN
  NEVADA...LINCOLN COUNTY AND NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY.
  THIS COULD LEAD TO FLOODING ISSUES ACROSS THE AREA.

* THE COMBINATION OF ALREADY WET SOILS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF. FLOODING OF SMALL
  STREAMS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IS
  POSSIBLE. MOST LIKELY WATERWAYS IMPACTED INCLUDE THE SMALLER
  TRIBUTARIES FEEDING INTO THE MUDDY RIVER...VIRGIN RIVER AND
  BEAVER DAM WASH.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
624 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in Illinois...
Wisconsin

  Fox River Near New Munster affecting Lake AND Kenosha COUNTIES

&&

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624 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Fox River Near New Munster
* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON TO THURSDAY MORNING.
* At  6:00 AM Friday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by tomorrow early afternoon.

&&

LAT...LON 4262 8832 4262 8814 4252 8813 4245 8811
      4245 8827 4255 8825

$$

&&

River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation...soil moisture conditions etc..and predicted
future 24 hour basin-average precipitation.

(stages in ft.)        Bank-      Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood  full      observed        ...for 6 pm...
Location       stage  stage    stage/time       Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue
New Munster     11.0  10.0  10.30 06 AM 01/20  10.7 11.4 11.7 11.7

-                   Highest      24 hour change
-                   observed     in river stage
-                   stage in      (ft.) up to      Highest stage
-                   the last    latest observed     forecast in
-                   7 days          stage           next 7 days
New Munster     10.30  06 AM 01/20    0.10      11.70 12 AM 01/23

Below is predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments
for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily-morning
and evening. Precipitation prediction is for 48 hours into the future
from October through February and for 24 hours into the future from
March through August.

New Munster: 6 pm-midn  Fri Jan 20  0.34
New Munster: midn-6 am  Sat Jan 21  0.24
New Munster: 6 am-noon  Sat Jan 21  0.02
New Munster: noon-6 pm  Sat Jan 21  0.00
New Munster: 6 pm-midn  Sat Jan 21  0.00
New Munster: midn-6 am  Sun Jan 22  0.01
New Munster: 6 am-noon  Sun Jan 22  0.00
New Munster: noon-6 pm  Sun Jan 22  0.00

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