Saturday, June 2, 2012
Total rainfall by Sunday morning may reach 3 inches.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for parts of eastern Massachusetts, including Sudbury. Residents can expect a rainy Saturday, with heavy rainfall from Saturday afternoon into Saturday night. Thunderstorms are also possible, which could increase the overall rain total. Overall, anywhere from 2 to 3 inches of rain is expected, with higher amounts possible where thunderstorms occur. A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. There will be a chance for showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
As much as 4 inches of rain could fall Sunday night into Monday.
Mother Nature, it seems, will try to make up for the extremely dry start to the year with "torrential rain" starting Sunday evening and continuing into Monday. At 6 p.m. Saturday, The Boston Channel was predicting that the rain will begin in the Watertown area around 2 p.m. Sunday and continue with the heaviest rainfall through Monday morning. And the rain forecast has led the National Weather Service to issue a flood watch for Watertown and much of Southern New England. According to the flood watch, heavy rainfall to the tune of 2 to 4 inches is expected to fall Sunday night into Monday. While flooding of major rivers is unlikely, small streams and areas with poor drainage have prompted the watch. A flood watch means that there is …
Monday, August 15, 2011
The flood watch for Middlesex County is in effect through this evening.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of Middlesex County, including the Watertown area. According to the weather alert, widespread rainfall is expected throughout the region, totaling 1 to 3 inches into this evening. However, some areas could potentially get 3 to 5 inches of total rainfall. Local streams and rivers are likely to see a sharp rise today due to the rainfall and urban flooding could result in poor drainage areas, the alert says. Those who live in areas prone to flooding should prepare to take action if flooding conditions develop. The latest alert was issued at 10:36 a.m. and the watch extends into this evening. Do you spot any flooding in Watertown? Send us pictures! You can post using the "manage …