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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:13 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2014


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire...
including the following counties... in Massachusetts...
Barnstable... Bristol... Essex... Middlesex... Norfolk... Plymouth
and Suffolk. In southern New Hampshire... Hillsborough.

* Through Thursday morning

* periods of heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms will continue
overnight into Thursday morning... before tapering to scattered
showers by Thursday afternoon.

* A widespread 1.50 to 2.50 inches of rain is anticipated... but
localized 4 inch amounts are possible. This may result in areas of
localized flooding... especially in urban areas.

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.




Wind Advisory

Statement as of 9:40 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2014


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday...

* location... central Middlesex and western Essex counties of
Massachusetts. This includes the cities and towns of
Framingham... Lowell and Lawrence.

* Winds... north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur tonight in heavy rain
squalls and isolated thunderstorms.

* Impacts... these strong winds may result in some downed tree
limbs and even isolated power outages. The heavy rain combined
with many fully leafed trees will likely exacerbate the
potential for downed tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds
this strong are capable of Downing small tree limbs and
branches... possibly causing isolated power outages. Driving can
also be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.




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Local Storm Report



10/22/2014 1035 PM

Cambridge, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on Cambridge street and Cardinal medeiros
            Avenue.




10/22/2014 1045 PM

Malden, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tee down with power outages reported.




10/22/2014 1050 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Route 9 at Route 27 flooded and shut down




10/22/2014 1050 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Large tree down on Grove street




10/22/2014 1055 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Route 135 and Washington street flooded




10/22/2014 1106 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Car stuck in flood waters on Route 9 westbound.




10/22/2014 1117 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Car stuck in flood waters on north Main Street.




10/22/2014 0714 PM

Cambridge, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down blocking Memorial drive near Harvard
            University




10/22/2014 0716 PM

Cambridge, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on Alewife brook Parkway at mass Avenue




10/22/2014 0737 PM

Billerica, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Trees down on treble Cove Road and Middlesex Turnpike




10/22/2014 0757 PM

Wakefield, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on aborn Avenue




10/22/2014 0757 PM

Lowell, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on Railroad tracks




10/22/2014 0805 PM

Belmont, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree and wires down on school street at Bow Road




10/22/2014 0810 PM

Waltham, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Two large trees down on Waverly Oaks Road at Shirley
            Road




10/22/2014 0814 PM

Ashland, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on four unoccupied cars on Butterfield drive




10/22/2014 0830 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down blocking Woodland Road




10/22/2014 0854 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Large tree limb down off west central street




10/22/2014 0942 PM

Newton, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by social media.


            Large tree down on car blocking Dedham street




10/22/2014 0957 PM

Sherborn, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down across Road in golding street area




10/22/2014 1004 PM

Stoneham, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Wires down on pleasant and Gould streets




10/22/2014 1005 PM

Malden, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Trees and power lines down on sammett street and
            mountain Avenue... tree down on Malden Mill Road... canopy
            blown over on Gilbert street




10/22/2014 1050 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Route 9 at Route 27 flooded and shut down




10/22/2014 1050 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Large tree down on Grove street




10/22/2014 1055 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Route 135 and Washington street flooded





10/22/2014 0714 PM

Cambridge, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down blocking Memorial drive near Harvard
            University




10/22/2014 0716 PM

Cambridge, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on Alewife brook Parkway at mass Avenue




10/22/2014 0737 PM

Billerica, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Trees down on treble Cove Road and Middlesex Turnpike




10/22/2014 0757 PM

Wakefield, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on aborn Avenue




10/22/2014 0757 PM

Lowell, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on Railroad tracks




10/22/2014 0805 PM

Belmont, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree and wires down on school street at Bow Road




10/22/2014 0810 PM

Waltham, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Two large trees down on Waverly Oaks Road at Shirley
            Road




10/22/2014 0814 PM

Ashland, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on four unoccupied cars on Butterfield drive




10/22/2014 0830 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down blocking Woodland Road




10/22/2014 0854 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Large tree limb down off west central street




10/22/2014 0942 PM

Newton, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by social media.


            Large tree down on car blocking Dedham street




10/22/2014 0957 PM

Sherborn, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down across Road in golding street area




10/22/2014 1004 PM

Stoneham, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Wires down on pleasant and Gould streets




10/22/2014 1005 PM

Malden, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Trees and power lines down on sammett street and
            mountain Avenue... tree down on Malden Mill Road... canopy
            blown over on Gilbert street




10/22/2014 0714 PM

Cambridge, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down blocking Memorial drive near Harvard
            University




10/22/2014 0716 PM

Cambridge, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on Alewife brook Parkway at mass Avenue




10/22/2014 0737 PM

Billerica, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Trees down on treble Cove Road and Middlesex Turnpike




10/22/2014 0757 PM

Wakefield, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on aborn Avenue




10/22/2014 0757 PM

Lowell, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on Railroad tracks




10/22/2014 0805 PM

Belmont, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree and wires down on school street at Bow Road




10/22/2014 0810 PM

Waltham, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Two large trees down on Waverly Oaks Road at Shirley
            Road




10/22/2014 0814 PM

Ashland, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on four unoccupied cars on Butterfield drive




10/22/2014 0830 PM

Natick, Middlesex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down blocking Woodland Road


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:32 PM EDT on October 22, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 7
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

***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Bristol County...
   Fairhaven 52 758 PM 10/22 West Island

... Essex County...
   Rockport 53 710 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   5 WNW Beverly 47 520 PM 10/22 ASOS
   Marblehead 47 714 PM 10/22 amateur radio

... Middlesex County...
   Cambridge 46 602 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   Wakefield 45 737 PM 10/22 trained spotter

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 49 504 PM 10/22 ASOS
   Cohasset 46 710 PM 10/22 trained spotter

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 60 905 PM 10/22 mesonet
   Scituate 50 644 PM 10/22 Humarock section

... Suffolk County...
   Winthrop 56 954 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   1 N East Boston 51 515 PM 10/22 ASOS
   South Boston 46 515 PM 10/22 trained spotter

Rhode Island

... Washington County...
   Charlestown 47 600 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   Block Island 46 515 PM 10/22 AWOS


***********************sustained wind***********************

Location wind time/date comments
                        speed of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Plymouth County...
   Hull 46 954 PM 10/22 mesonet

... Suffolk County...
   1 N East Boston 41 528 PM 10/22 ASOS


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