Flash Floods a Concern for Area Through Wednesday

Make sure your sump pumps are on; flash floods are on the way.

Flood. Credit: Patch file photo
Flood. Credit: Patch file photo
Flash flooding is possible across of most of Southern New England through Wednesday afternoon. 

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch in effect from 8 p.m. on Monday evening through Wednesday afternoon for Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. This means multiple waves of showers and thunderstorms will move across southern New England through Wednesday, with the first happening on Monday evening. 

The greatest risk of flooding, said the Weather Service, is late Tuesday into Wednesday, with rainfalls ranging between 2-4 inches. 

Wind Dummy 25 July 14, 2014 at 08:44 PM
More alerts.... It will probably rain tomorrow, so test your wipers and running lights today and tonight. Thx Patch.
Kurt Buermann July 15, 2014 at 10:18 AM
Jupiter Pluvius
Leonard Smith July 15, 2014 at 04:00 PM
OMG rain.
Tina July 15, 2014 at 05:31 PM
Are sump pumps really legal?


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