FRAMINGHAM – The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for MetroWest this morning.
A flood warning has been issued for the Sudbury River in the Saxonville section of Framingham, as wella s the communities of Sudbury and Wayland.
The flood watch and warning ends at noon.
A high wind warning however is in effect for MetroWest through this evening.
Winds will be from the Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 60 miles per hour.
A High Wind Warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are expected for at least one hour, with gusts of 58 mph or greater at any time.
Damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible with winds of this magnitude.
Power outages are likely.
Updated: at 9:53 a.m., the Sudbury River in Saxonville was just below flood state and continuing to rise.
With ongoing rainfall, minor flooding is possible along the river or its immediate tributaries.
Some locations that will experience flooding include… Framingham, Sudbury and Wayland.
Turn around, don’t try to drive through, when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
Do not drive through roads or underpasses that are flooded.
Avoid flooded areas near small streams and move to higher ground immediately.