The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for parts of eastern Massachusetts as heavy rains move through the region.
City officials sent out an alert asking people to take precautions.
A section of Route 67 in the central Massachusetts town of Warren was shut down Saturday afternoon because of flooding.
By this evening skies will begin to clear out and winds will be dying down. Consequently, the evening commute won’t be as tough as this morning.
The storm will slowly wind down this afternoon as the storm departs to our east.
A late-winter storm that buried parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic swept into New England on Thursday, bringing snow, rain, strong winds, big waves and fears of coastal flooding.
This storm is a long duration event lasting 36-to-48 hours total.
This winter storm will mean several things for Southern New England…Heavy, wet snow, heavy rain/mix, damaging winds, coastal flooding and beach erosion.
A snow plow struck a fire hydrant early Saturday morning, sending water rushing into area homes.
With flooding, snow fall, and evacuations across the South Shore, the storm proved most dangerous for residents along the coastline.