Storm Coordination Message #1 – Tuesday 9/6/22 Flood Potential and Post Storm Info on Monday 9/5/22 Flash Flood Event

Hello to all…

..Beneficial rains over portions of Southern New England but in other parts of the region, extremely heavy rainfall with significant flash flooding occurred on Monday with the significant rainfall rates particularly in the North Providence, Providence, Cranston and Smithfield RI area as well as other parts of Rhode Island and Northeast Connecticut. Some pockets of flooding continue today in areas of heaviest rainfall from yesterday and in areas that are getting heavier rainfall rates today..
..A Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon for Northern Connecticut, Rhode Island, Eastern Hampden, Worcester Counties of Western and Central Massachusetts and all of Eastern Massachusetts except for Cape Cod and the Islands. Rain totals will vary widely with amounts of 1-4″ of total rainfall between Monday and Tuesday with amounts between 6-10″ of rainfall with isolated higher amounts in portions of Providence County RI counting rain that already fell Monday and additional rainfall from today..
..SKYWARN Self-Activation will monitor for flooding and rain gauge reports through Tuesday Night. Pictures of storm damage, flooding and rain gauge reports can be posted on our WX1BOX social media feeds or at the email address with credit given to the spotter for those reports. Below are the NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion, Flood Watch, Warning, Flood Statement Info, Public Information Statement, Local Storm Report and Amateur Radio Log through 735 AM Tuesday Morning..

NWS Boston/Norton Area Forecast Discussion:

NWS Boston/Norton Flood Watch Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Flood Warning Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Flood Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Public Information Statement:

NWS Boston/Norton Local Storm Report:

WX1BOX Amateur Radio Log of Reports as of 9/6/22 – 735 AM:

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: