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Coastal Flood Advisory
MAZ007-019-230345-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0013.141023T0100Z-141023T1800Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
340 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 PM EDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...THE PRIMARY AREA OF CONCERN IS NORTH OF CAPE ANN AS
WELL AS THE SCITUATE AREA. IN ADDITION...BEACH EROSION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE EXPOSED BEACHES OF SALISBURY AND PLUM
ISLAND.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...THE HIGH TIDE CYCLES LATE TONIGHT AND AGAIN MIDDAY
THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF THE MOST
VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS IS POSSIBLE DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH
TIDE. IN ADDITION...BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED ALONG THE EXPOSED
BEACHES OF SALISBURY AND PLUM ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF
THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE
HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER. THE MAJORITY OF ROADS
REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

NEWBURYPORT

TOTAL ASTRO
TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
9.3 22/12 PM 8.0 1.3 7-8 NONE
10.3 23/12 AM 8.0 2.3 9-10 MINOR
10.0 23/12 PM 8.6 1.4 12-18 MINOR
8.4 24/12 AM 8.1 0.3 6 NONE
8.9 24/01 PM 8.9 0.0 3-4 NONE
8.2 25/01 AM 8.2 0.0 3 NONE

GLOUCESTER HARBOR

TOTAL ASTRO
TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
9.6 22/12 PM 8.3 1.3 11-12 NONE
11.0 22/11 PM 8.6 2.4 12 NONE
10.5 23/11 AM 9.2 1.3 12-15 NONE
9.0 24/12 AM 8.7 0.3 6-7 NONE
9.4 24/12 PM 9.4 0.0 5 NONE
8.7 25/12 AM 8.7 0.0 3-4 NONE

REVERE

TOTAL ASTRO
TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
10.0 22/12 PM 8.8 1.2 6 NONE
11.0 22/11 PM 9.2 1.8 7 NONE
11.1 23/11 AM 9.8 1.3 8-10 NONE
9.7 24/12 AM 9.3 0.4 5 NONE
10.0 24/12 PM 10.0 0.0 3-4 NONE
9.4 25/01 AM 9.4 0.0 2-3 NONE

SCITUATE

TOTAL ASTRO
TIDE DAY/TIME TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
------- ---------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
9.9 22/12 PM 8.6 1.3 8 NONE
10.6 22/11 PM 8.8 1.8 9 NONE
10.8 23/12 PM 9.4 1.4 9-12 MINOR
9.3 24/12 AM 8.9 0.4 6 NONE
9.6 24/12 PM 9.6 0.0 5 NONE
9.0 25/01 AM 9.0 0.0 3-4 NONE

$$

Flood Watch
MAZ005>007-013>022-026-NHZ012-015-231015-
/O.CON.KBOX.FA.A.0007.000000T0000Z-141023T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
BARNSTABLE MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...
TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...AYER...
MANCHESTER...NASHUA...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE
1013 PM EDT WED OCT 22 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.

&&

$$
High Wind Warning
MAZ007-014>016-019-230945-
/O.CON.KBOX.HW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-141023T1200Z/
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLOUCESTER...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...
QUINCY...PLYMOUTH
940 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST INCLUDING THE
BOSTON METROPOLITAN AREA.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE. THE HIGHEST OF THESE WINDS WILL BE ACROSS
COASTAL ESSEX COUNTY.

* IMPACTS...THESE STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN DOWNED TREES AND
POWER OUTAGES. THE HEAVY RAIN COMBINED WITH MANY FULLY LEAFED
TREES WILL LIKELY EXACERBATE THE POTENTIAL FOR DOWNED TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME. DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WIND OF THIS MAGNITUDE. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.
TAKE ACTION NOW TO SECURE ANY LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
MAZ005-006-230945-
/O.CON.KBOX.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-141023T1200Z/
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE
940 PM EDT WED OCT 22 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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