FRAMINGHAM- The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Thursday and Friday of this week for Framingham and MetroWest.
A low pressure system will bring another round of soaking rainfall to southern New England during Thursday into Thursday evening.
The potential exists for a widespread 1 to 1.5 inches of rainfall, and locally higher rainfall totals are possible.
Recent rainfall has caused significant rises in area rivers and streams. The rainfall during Thursday will bring the threat for areas of minor river and stream flooding.
There is the potential area river and streams to rise into minor flood during Thursday into Friday. In addition, there is the potential for substantial urban and poor drainage flooding.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.