BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM) - There could be some nasty weather moving through the state Thursday.
The National Weather Service says that a weather system moving east with very humid air from New York will cause scattered thunderstorms. heavy downpours which may cause flash flooding.
Chris Besse, a spokesperson with Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency tells WBZ NewsRadio1030 that the agency has issued a flash flood advisory for the entire Commonwealth with the exception of southeastern portion of the state.
Widespread rain w/ embedded heavier showers, t'storms lasting through noon ... then we could see additional shower & t'storm development during the afternoon hours; biggest concern is for excessive rainfall leading to urban / poor drainage flooding ... eyes on the sky 👀 pic.twitter.com/2zWuxv0AsV— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) June 28, 2018
Besse says thats "some of the storm could be strong, potentially severe, with embedded threats of isolated strong to damaging winds, including a non-zero threat of a brief tornado, in addition to heavy rains. Isolated in nature, localized tree and wire damage is possible. "
He says that there's potential for downpours, two inches per hour in some places throughout the day.
Locally higher amounts are possible in urban and poor drainage area.
His advice if you're parked in an area that's been flooded in the past, you might want to move that car.
WBZ NewsRadio1030's Carl Stevens reports.