Weather Alerts for Southern Plymouth County

Issued by the National Weather Service

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Coastal Flood Warning  COASTAL FLOOD WARNING   Coastal Flood Warning
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Essex - Eastern Norfolk - Eastern Plymouth - Suffolk
Effective: Mon, 1/17 9:00am Updated: Mon, 1/17 4:23am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/17 1:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level
expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
waterways (10.6 to 11.9 feet Mean Lower Low Water).
* WHERE...Eastern Norfolk MA, Eastern Plymouth MA, Suffolk MA
and Eastern Essex MA Counties.
* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 1 PM EST this afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Minor coastal flooding is expected along the North
Shore from Gloucester to Newburyport. Wave action will likely
cause some washover onto coastal roads around the time of high
tide.
&&
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
Merrimack River near Newburyport MA
MLLW Categories - Minor 11.0 ft, Moderate 12.0 ft, Major 13.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.5 ft, Moderate 2.5 ft, Major 4.0 ft
Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
16/11 PM   6.9/ 7.4  -2.7/-2.2   0.0/ 0.5    3-5      None
17/11 AM  10.8/11.3   1.3/ 1.8   2.5/ 3.0   15-18    Minor
18/12 AM   7.4/ 7.9  -2.2/-1.7   0.4/ 0.9    5-6      None
18/12 PM   8.1/ 8.6  -1.5/-1.0  -0.3/ 0.2    5-6      None
19/12 AM   7.0/ 7.5  -2.6/-2.1  -0.2/ 0.3    3-4      None
19/12 PM   8.4/ 8.9  -1.1/-0.7   0.0/ 0.5     3       None
Gloucester Harbor
MLLW Categories - Minor 11.5 ft, Moderate 13.0 ft, Major 15.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.0 ft, Moderate 3.5 ft, Major 5.5 ft
Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
16/11 PM   8.0/ 8.5  -1.6/-1.1   0.0/ 0.5    4-7      None
17/11 AM  11.8/12.3   2.2/ 2.7   2.3/ 2.8   19-24    Minor
17/11 PM   8.4/ 8.9  -1.1/-0.7   0.2/ 0.8    7-8      None
18/11 AM   9.4/ 9.9  -0.2/ 0.3  -0.2/ 0.3    7-8      None
19/12 AM   8.2/ 8.7  -1.4/-0.9  -0.2/ 0.3    4-5      None
19/12 PM   9.6/10.1   0.1/ 0.6   0.0/ 0.5    3-4      None
Revere
MLLW Categories - Minor 12.5 ft, Moderate 14.5 ft, Major 16.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.6 ft, Moderate 4.6 ft, Major 6.1 ft
Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
16/11 PM   8.4/ 8.9  -1.6/-1.1   0.0/ 0.5     1       None
17/11 AM  12.3/12.8   2.3/ 2.8   2.5/ 3.0     1      Minor
18/12 AM   8.8/ 9.3  -1.1/-0.7   0.4/ 0.9     2       None
18/11 AM   9.7/10.2  -0.2/ 0.2  -0.2/ 0.2     2       None
19/12 AM   8.6/ 9.1  -1.4/-0.9  -0.2/ 0.3     2       None
19/12 PM  10.0/10.5   0.1/ 0.6  -0.2/ 0.3    1-2      None
Boston Harbor
MLLW Categories - Minor 12.5 ft, Moderate 14.5 ft, Major 16.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 2.4 ft, Moderate 4.4 ft, Major 5.9 ft
Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
16/11 PM   8.6/ 9.1  -1.6/-1.1   0.2/ 0.7     1       None
17/11 AM  12.2/12.7   2.1/ 2.6   2.3/ 2.8     1      Minor
17/11 PM   8.8/ 9.3  -1.4/-0.9   0.2/ 0.8     2       None
18/11 AM   9.9/10.4  -0.2/ 0.2  -0.2/ 0.3     2       None
19/12 AM   8.7/ 9.2  -1.5/-1.0   0.0/ 0.5     2       None
19/12 PM  10.1/10.6   0.0/ 0.5   0.1/ 0.6    1-2      None
Scituate MA
MLLW Categories - Minor 11.5 ft, Moderate 13.5 ft, Major 15.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.8 ft, Moderate 3.8 ft, Major 5.8 ft
Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
16/11 PM   8.0/ 8.5  -1.8/-1.3   0.2/ 0.7    3-6      None
17/11 AM  11.5/12.0   1.8/ 2.2   2.2/ 2.7   13-19    Minor
17/11 PM   8.2/ 8.7  -1.6/-1.1   0.2/ 0.8     5       None
18/11 AM   9.5/10.0  -0.2/ 0.2   0.1/ 0.6    5-6      None
19/12 AM   8.2/ 8.7  -1.6/-1.1   0.1/ 0.6    3-4      None
19/12 PM   9.5/10.0  -0.2/ 0.2   0.1/ 0.6    2-3      None
&&

Information:
Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property. If
travel is required, do not drive around barricades or through
water of unknown depth.

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Southern Bristol - Southern Plymouth
Effective: Mon, 1/17 3:46am Updated: Mon, 1/17 4:23am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/17 10:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
* WHERE...In Massachusetts, Southern Bristol MA and Southern
Plymouth MA Counties. In Rhode Island, Block Island RI,
Newport RI and Washington RI Counties.
* WHEN...Until 10 AM EST this morning.
* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Information:
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

High Wind Warning  HIGH WIND WARNING   High Wind Warning
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Barnstable - Dukes - Eastern Essex - Eastern Norfolk - Eastern Plymouth - Nantucket - Suffolk
Effective: Mon, 1/17 3:46am Updated: Mon, 1/17 4:23am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/17 12:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
* WHAT...Southeast winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph.
* WHERE...Eastern Plymouth MA, Suffolk MA, Eastern Norfolk MA,
Eastern Essex MA, Barnstable MA, Dukes MA and Nantucket MA
Counties.
* WHEN...Until noon EST today.
* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Information:
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Central Middlesex County - Northern Bristol - Southeast Middlesex - Western Essex - Western Norfolk - Western Plymouth
Effective: Mon, 1/17 4:00am Updated: Mon, 1/17 4:23am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/17 10:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
* WHAT...East winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
expected.
* WHERE...Portions of eastern, northeastern and southeastern
Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island.
* WHEN...Until 10 AM EST this morning.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

Information:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Barnstable - Central Middlesex County - Eastern Essex - Eastern Norfolk - Eastern Plymouth - Northern Bristol - Northern Worcester - Northwest Middlesex County - Southeast Middlesex - Southern Bristol - Southern Plymouth - Southern Worcester - Suffolk - Western Essex - Western Norfolk - Western Plymouth
Effective: Mon, 1/17 3:34am Updated: Mon, 1/17 4:23am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/17 5:15am Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...Locally heavy downpours will impact portions of east central
Windham, Norfolk, central Essex, Middlesex, Barnstable, Bristol,
Suffolk, eastern Worcester, Plymouth, Bristol, northeastern
Washington, Kent and Providence Counties through 515 AM EST...
At 411 AM EST, Doppler radar was tracking a line of heavy downpours
over Stoughton, moving north at 30 mph.
HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph.
SOURCE...Radar indicated.
IMPACT...Strong winds could cause minor damage such as downed
branches. In addition, there could be localized icy road
conditions. Even as air temperatures rise above freezing,
ground temperatures will be slow to rise above freezing
until after daybreak due to the recent stretch of cold
weather.
Locations impacted include...
Boston, Worcester, Providence, Lowell, Cambridge, New Bedford,
Brockton, Quincy, Lynn, Fall River, Newton, Warwick, Cranston,
Lawrence, Somerville, Pawtucket, Framingham, Waltham, Malden and
Brookline.
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

Information:
Get indoors when you hear thunder. Do not resume outdoor activities
until at least 30 minutes after the storm has passed.