A Somerville Public Safety Building was just evacuated due to flooding. This building also flooded in July. (Source: 7News)
Flood advisories have been issued for the following counties: Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk. A high surf advisory has also been issued for coastal communities. (Source: Weather.com)
You can be sure though that there is street flooding in areas without a specific flood advisory. So follow the tips below (pasted from an earlier post of mine during another rainy set of days)! And most of all: BE CAREFUL!!
Check out our tips for driving through flooded areas:
DRIVING TIPS: (Source: eHow)
If you cannot avoid driving through floodwaters, take the following precautions:
-Drive slower due to the minimized visibility and water in the road. You are at risk of hydroplaning. Avoid puddles. Don’t take any sharp turns. Don’t slam on the brakes.
-If you do hydroplane, ease off your brakes and avoid swerving until your car regains traction with the road.