Flash Flood Warning: Remnants Of Ida Bring Heavy Rain; Increased Winds


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Flash Flood Warnings continue as the remnants of what was once Hurricane Ida bring heavy rainfall and elevated wind to the Greater Boston Area Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Update (9/2 @ 7:00 a.m.): Flash Flood Warnings continue in many areas over the next couple of hours, as well as a Wind Advisory, for gusts up to 40 mph, until 1 p.m.

According to AccuWeather, the last of the substantial rainfall will exist off the coast for the next couple of hours. Then, some sunshine with a gusty breeze for the rest of today. Widespread flooding will continue throughout the day. Winds will continue to gust up to around 40 mph, especially through early afternoon. High today will be roughly 70-75 degrees.

Breezy this evening, then partly cloudy and comfortable overnight. Low 55-60.

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Update (9/2 @ 12:22 a.m.): A Tornado Warning including Vineyard Haven, Chilmark and West Tisbury Massachusetts has been issued until 1:15 a.m.:

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Update (9/2 @ 12:08 a.m.): A Flash Flood Warning including South Yarmouth, East Falmouth and West Yarmouth, Massachusetts issued until 8:00 a.m.:

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Update (9/1 @ 11:57 p.m.): A Tornado Warning including East Falmouth, Yarmouth Port and Forestdale, Massachusetts has been issued until 12:45 a.m.:

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Update (9/1 @ 11:33 p.m.): A Tornado Watch has been issued for parts of southeastern Massachusetts and all of Rhode Island until 7 a.m.:

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Update (9/1 @ 11:27 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for North Central Dukes, Barnstable, Plymouth and Bristol counties in Massachusetts until 12:15 a.m. Thursday.

At 11:21 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 9 miles west of Aquinnah, moving northeast at 40 mph.

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Update (9/1 @ 11:02 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood warning for Northwestern Essex and Northeastern Middlesex counties in northeastern Massachusetts until 7 a.m. Thursday.

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Update (9/1 @ 10:57 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood warning for Worcester, Northwestern Middlesex, Franklin and Hampshire counties in Massachusetts until 7 a.m. Thursday.

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Update (9/1 @ 10:32 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood warning for Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth counties in MA, Bristol and Newport Counties in Rhode Island and Northeastern Providence County in Rhode Island until 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

At 10:32 p.m., Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

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Update (9/1 @ 10:17 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood warning for Northeastern Bristol, Kent, Northeastern Newport, Providence and Washington counties in Rhode Island until 6:16 a.m. Thursday.

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Update (9/1 @ 10:01 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood warning for Northern Norfolk, Suffolk, Southeastern Essex and Southeastern Middlesex counties in Massachusetts until 6:00 a.m. Thursday.

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Update (9/1 @ 9:37 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood warning for Tolland and Windham counties in Connecticut and Southeastern Worcester county in Massachusetts until 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Update (9/1 @ 9:37 p.m.): The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood warning for Hampden county in Massachusetts until 5:00 a.m. Thursday.

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The remnants of what was once Hurricane Ida is expected to bring heavy rainfall and elevated wind to the Greater Boston Area Wednesday night into early Thursday.

The National Weather Service is forecasting 2.5” to 5” of rain for the Boston area, with isolated areas potentially receiving up to 6-7.” A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 2 p.m. Wednesday through Thursday afternoon for much of Massachusetts.

The potential exists for rare high end urban and small stream flash flooding. Basement flooding and road washouts are a possibility.

While the axis of the heaviest rainfall remains uncertain, areas near and south of the Massachusetts turnpike appear to be at the greatest risk.

Areas along the South Coast, Cape and Islands could see a thunderstorm with damaging wind gusts that may spin up into a tornado later today into tonight, according to AccuWeather.

Tomorrow afternoon, expect a gusty breeze with clouds and, perhaps, a few breaks of sun later in the day. Flooding will continue in many areas.

Listen to WBZ NewsRadio live for weather updates every ten minutes as the storm approaches.


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