Recent flooding in Norwood, Mass., forced power outages and patient evacuations from Norwood Hospital, according to an article on the Boston Herald website.
As a result of the power outage, the emergency room at the hospital closed.
Emergency room patients were directed to Memorial Hospital in Attleboro or Beth Israel Deaconess Needham, while Norwood Urgent Care on Boston Providence Highway was open to walk-ins.
A National Weather Service spotter measured 5.63 inches of rain.
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