A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for Newport as Tropical Storm Hermine approaches Southern New England.

Source: U.S. National Weather Service

Tropical Storm Warning

HERMINE LOCAL WATCH/WARNING STATEMENT/ADVISORY NUMBER 32
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  AL092016
513 AM EDT MON SEP 5 2016

RIZ007-051715-
/O.CON.KBOX.TR.W.1009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
NEWPORT RI-
513 AM EDT MON SEP 5 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - NEWPORT

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
        - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
        - THE WIND THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - REMAIN BRACED AGAINST THE REASONABLE THREAT FOR TROPICAL
          STORM FORCE WIND OF 39 TO 57 MPH.
        - TO BE SAFE, EFFORTS SHOULD FULLY FOCUS ON AVOIDING INJURY.
          PROPERTIES REMAIN SUBJECT TO LIMITED WIND IMPACTS.
        - NOW IS THE TIME TO HIDE FROM THE WIND. FAILURE TO
          ADEQUATELY SHELTER MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY. REMAIN
          SHELTERED UNTIL THE HAZARDOUS WIND SUBSIDES.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: UNFOLDING
        - POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM THE MAIN WIND EVENT ARE UNFOLDING.
        - THE EXTENT OF REALIZED IMPACTS WILL DEPEND ON THE ACTUAL
          STRENGTH, DURATION, AND EXPOSURE OF THE WIND AS EXPERIENCED
          AT PARTICULAR LOCATIONS.

* STORM SURGE
    - NO STORM SURGE INUNDATION FORECAST

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NONE
        - THE STORM SURGE THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - SURF CONDITIONS MAY STILL BE ROUGH WITH SOME BEACH EROSION.
          STRONGER THAN NORMAL RIP CURRENTS MAY ALSO BE PRESENT.
        - EXERCISE DUE SAFETY.
        - REVIEW YOUR SEASONAL PLAN AND ENSURE READINESS FOR THE NEXT
          STORM SURGE EVENT.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - IF REALIZED, LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM STORM
          SURGE FLOODING.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: AROUND 1 INCH

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NONE
        - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM
          THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS NEED NOT INCLUDE A THREAT FOR
          RAINFALL FLOODING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND NUISANCE FLOODING
          MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO GUARD AGAINST EXCESSIVE
          TROPICAL RAINFALL.
        - ENSURE READINESS FOR THE NEXT TROPICAL RAINFALL EVENT.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM FLOODING RAIN.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NONE
        - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
          PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
        - EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS NEED NOT INCLUDE A THREAT FOR
          TORNADOES. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG GUSTY
          WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
        - LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO GUARD AGAINST TROPICAL
          TORNADOES.
        - ENSURE READINESS FOR THE NEXT TROPICAL TORNADO EVENT.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
        - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BOX

$$


Hurricane Local Statement

POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE HERMINE LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 32
CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-RIZ001>008-051730-

POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE HERMINE LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 32
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  AL092016
525 AM EDT MON SEP 5 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND

**NORTHEAST WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 50 MPH EXPECTED FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM
 THIS EVENING ON THE SOUTH COAST...CAPE AND ISLANDS**


NEW INFORMATION
---------------

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - NONE

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN BRISTOL
      MA...SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA...BARNSTABLE MA...DUKES
      MA...NANTUCKET MA...SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI...EASTERN KENT
      RI...BRISTOL RI...WASHINGTON RI...NEWPORT RI AND BLOCK ISLAND RI

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 260 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF NANTUCKET MA
    - 37.7N 68.3W
    - STORM INTENSITY 70 MPH
    - MOVEMENT NORTH OR 360 DEGREES AT 3 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
------------------

POST-TROPICAL STORM HERMINE WILL AFFECT THE RHODE ISLAND SOUTH COAST
AND MASSACH-- USETTS SOUTHEAST COAST WITH ROUGH SURF...DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS...BEACH EROSION AND A PERIOD OF GUSTY WINDS TODAY. A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTH COASTS OF
RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACH-- USETTS INCLUDING BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHAS
VINEYARD...NANTUCKET AND CAPE COD.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL LIKELY
AFFECT THE SOUTH COAST...CAPE AND ISLANDS BETWEEN 10 AM THIS
MORNING AND 8 PM THIS EVENING.

ALONG THE COAST...DANGEROUSLY ROUGH SURF AND LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR THROUGH MID WEEK AT ALL OCEAN EXPOSED RHODE
ISLAND AND MASSACH-- USETTS BEACHES...ALTHOUGH CONDITIONS WILL BE
MOST SEVERE ALONG THE RHODE ISLAND SOUTH COAST...BLOCK
ISLAND...EAST AND SOUTH FACING SHORELINES OF NANTUCKET AND THE
OUTER CAPE OCEAN SIDE INCLUDING NA-- USET AND COAST GUARD BEACHES.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS -----------------

* WIND: PREPARE FOR WINDS STRONG ENOUGH TO DOWN SOME TREES AND
  LARGE BRANCHES ALONG THE SOUTH COAST...CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS.
  SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

* SURGE: A 1 TO 2 FOOT STORM SURGE IS POSSIBLE LATER TODAY AND
  THIS EVENING. NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED OTHER THAN
  SOME MINOR BEACH EROSION.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS ----------------------------------

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS
FOR OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE CHANGES TO THE
FORECAST.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION: - FOR INFORMATION ON
  APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV - FOR INFORMATION ON
  CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG - FOR ADDITIONAL
  DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG |

NEXT UPDATE -----------

THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN TAUNTON MA AROUND 1145 AM EDT, OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
416 AM EDT MON SEP 5 2016

MAZ020>024-RIZ002-004>008-060830-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
NANTUCKET MA-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
416 AM EDT MON SEP 5 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEASTERN MASSACH-- USETTS...
NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   TROPICAL STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   TROPICAL STORM WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
 CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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