Heavy rains cause flooding on the islands

OAK BLUFFS – Heavy downpours caused flooding on Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Saturday. The National Weather Service issued a flood warning and reported 3.35 inches in Edgartown in a relatively short time. Oak Bluffs Police posted the photo above and stated “We don’t see this every day. The intersection of Circuit Avenue, Narragansett Avenue and Kennebec Avenue is flooded due to the heavy rainfall. An officer is on scene to assist motorists.

NWS reports from Martha’s Vineyard: Vineyard Haven: 3.56″, Edgartown, MA: 3.52″ (Second report of 3.13″), Aquinnah, MA: 2.61″, Chilmark, MA: 2.52″, West Tisbury, MA: 2.43″

NWS reports from Nantucket: Nantucket, MA – Trained Spotter: 3.72″, South Pasture: 3.40″, Polpis: 2.89″, Milestone Bog: 2.58″, Nobadeer Beach: 2.24″, Pocomo: 2.21″, Siasconset: 2.14″, Rosewood Carriage: 2.04″

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