Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Rain combined with melting snow from the storm at the end of last week could cause minor flooding in streams Tuesday afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service said.
Tuesday, March 12
After the winter we've had so far, the warmer weather to start the week has been a welcome respite, but could cause flooding problems when rain passes through the area on Tuesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood watch for Burlington and much of Eastern and Central Massachusetts, in effect from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday morning. Up to an inch of rainfall is expected on Tuesday, which combined with melting snow from the storm at the end of last week could cause some small streams to experience minor flooding, the NWS said. "Poor drainage street flooding is likely Tuesday afternoon and evening, especially where snow is blocking catch basins," the NWS said in the food watch statement. "This could have an impact on…
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Burlington Police are reporting flooding in different places around town.
There are reports of roads flooding in Burlington. According to the Burlington Police Department Twitter account, with updates from about 9 p.m., there is flooding at Winn Street and Mountain Road with reports of deeper water behind area stores. Police also tweeted that there were reports of flooding on Wilmington Road near Chestnut Avenue. A Burlington Patch reader also said there was flooding at Wilmington Road and Prouty Road. Stay safe if you have to travel and attempt to avoid the areas experiencing flooding.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Have you seen any signs of flooding elsewhere?
A Burlington Patch reader out in town texted to us that the water is rising in front of the Shaws on Cambridge Street. According to the tip, the water was already over the bottom of vehicle's tires in the area. Stay safe on the roads. If you see any signs of flooding, power outages, downed limbs or any other storm damage, let us know and we'll share it with the community. Email tips to Richard.Hosford@patch.com, call or text him at 978-595-8544 or simply add a comment to this story. Thanks and be safe!
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Heavy rain falling Sunday night into Monday, combined with unseasonably warm temperatures, means snow could rapidly melt.
Burlington and the rest of the Massachusetts is under a flood watch through Monday morning as heavy rains are expected to move into the area Sunday night. Combined with unseasonably mild temperatures approaching 60 degrees on Sunday, the National Weather Service (NWS) issued the flood warning on early Sunday afternoon, warning snow could rapidly melt, with sharp rises on area rivers and streams through Monday. "Urban and poor drainage flooding is likely, along with flooding on some rivers and streams," the NWS said. Eastern Massachusetts should see 1-1.5 inches of rain; the western part of the state is expected to bear the brunt of the storm, with 2-3 inches of rain falling. The low temperature Sunday night will fall around 45 degrees. …