Blame it on the rain! And not just a shower, but heavy pouring rain.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm and flash flood warning for the area. The latest forecast is warning of torrential downpours, damaging winds and the potential of 1-inch hail. Yikes! The National Weather Service said the rainfall could come at a rate of 3 inches per hour which will lead to an increased risk of flooding.
So when we hear flooding, we instinctually think of Morrissey Boulevard! So be aware – there could be delays and and potentially Morrissey being closed to traffic.
The severe thunderstorm watch is until 10 p.m. The flash flood watch is until 11 p.m.
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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