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Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory

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

Expires 2:00 PM 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.




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


Frank

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High Wind Warning

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

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 23, 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.





Local Storm Report



10/22/2014 0537 PM

Lynn, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Trees down on houses on Minot and Linwood streets... and
            lebel Road




10/22/2014 0555 PM

Beverly, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Large tree down on wires on Hale street at Endicott
            College... roadway blocked




10/22/2014 0557 PM

Beverly, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Tree down blocking Rantoul street




10/22/2014 0623 PM

Beverly, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Tree down blocking Trask Lane




10/22/2014 0623 PM

Beverly, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Tree down blocking Cabot street at Chestnut street




10/22/2014 0631 PM

West Peabody, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Large branches down on lake street near Puritan lawn
            cemetary... Road near impassable




10/22/2014 0642 PM

Lynnfield, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree and large limbs down on brook and Salem
            streets... one limb blocking Road




10/22/2014 0650 PM

Peabody, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Large limb down on car on Route 114 west at Gardner
            street




10/22/2014 0658 PM

Haverhill, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on west Road... tree and wires down on east
            Broadway




10/22/2014 0700 PM

Gloucester, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree and power pole down on Mount Pleasant Avenue




10/22/2014 0709 PM

Ipswich, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on high street... tree down on wires on
            agrilla Road




10/22/2014 0717 PM

Marblehead, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Large tree down on Auburndale street at Humphrey




10/22/2014 0720 PM

Lynn, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Large limb down on Ocean Street




10/22/2014 0725 PM

Beverly, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Large limb down on wires on Madison Avenue




10/22/2014 0737 PM

Peabody, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down in Bartholomew street area




10/22/2014 0746 PM

Wenham, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Numerous trees and wires down across town




10/22/2014 0804 PM

Beverly, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Wires down causing a tree fire on Nelson Avenue




10/22/2014 0826 PM

Lynn, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on Maple street into house and blocking Road




10/22/2014 0515 PM

Lynn, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on wires




10/22/2014 0520 PM

Marblehead, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on wires on Ruby Avenue




10/22/2014 0515 PM

Lynn, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on wires




10/22/2014 0520 PM

Marblehead, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Tree down on wires on Ruby Avenue




10/22/2014 0537 PM

Lynn, Essex County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by amateur radio.


            Trees down on houses on Minot and linwoods
            streets... and lebel Road


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:12 PM EDT on October 22, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken this afternoon and
evening 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...
   Scituate 50 644 PM 10/22 Humarock section
   4 SW Plymouth 46 426 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Suffolk County...
   1 N East Boston 51 515 PM 10/22 ASOS
   Winthrop 47 452 PM 10/22 amateur radio
   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

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


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