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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1019 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2023
The National Weather Service in Norton has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for...
Northwestern Essex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
Northeastern Middlesex County in northeastern Massachusetts...
* Until 1230 PM EDT.
* At 1019 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2.5 inches of
rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 1 to 2 inches in
30 minutes. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.
HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms
producing flash flooding.
IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.
* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Lawrence, Haverhill, Peabody, Methuen, Billerica, Beverly,
Andover, Tewksbury, North Andover, Danvers, Reading, Wilmington,
Newburyport, Amesbury, North Reading, Ipswich, Lynnfield,
Middleton, Georgetown and Boxford.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
LAT...LON 4273 7121 4274 7119 4274 7118 4283 7093
4255 7091 4256 7123
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...1-2 INCHES IN 30 MINUTES