Anyone else get screamed at by their smart phone this morning? My blaring emergency alert prompted me to post.
If you have problematic basements – let’s hope the sump pumps are working.
Southborough was forecast to get 1-3 inches of rain today. That doesn’t sound that bad. But the torrential rain outside my window sure does.
The latest alert now states that a “swath of heavy rain” moving across the warned area (which includes our town) could have rainfall rates at 1-3 inches per hour. The regional warning is currently effective through 2:15 pm.
Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly in some areas though not necessarily in town. “This includes rapid ponding of water in urban poor drainage areas.”
I don’t consider our town urban – but we are certainly aware of areas with drainage issues. And it wouldn’t be the first time Southborough experienced suddenly flooded streets.
So, take care out there.