NORTON – The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for MetroWest, including Framingham, starting Monday night, October 25 through Wednesday night, October 27.
A rapidly developing low pressure system will likely produce heavy rainfall across the region.
Rainfall totals of 3 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts possible.
Rainfall rates may exceed one inch per hour at times.
Heavy rainfall may cause flooding of roads and ponding of water in low lying areas.
The Tuesday evening commute may be particularly impacted.
If the conditions get worse, the watch could be changed to a warning.
A wind advisory has been issued from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 2 p.m. Wednesday.
North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
The peak of the wind will be Tuesday night, October 26.