During the summertime months deluging rainfall can cause urban and street flooding, thunderstorms produce deadly lightning, occasional severe thunderstorms add damaging winds, large hail, and rarely a tornado. The threat of tornado particularly affects the Grafton campus, which lies near the path of the deadly 1953 Worcester Tornado; however, tornados are possible on any of the US Tufts campuses.
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 AM EDT FRIDAY... * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways (4.0 to 13.1 feet Mean Lower Low Water). * WHERE...Eastern Essex MA, Suffolk MA, Eastern Norfolk MA,
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