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Here’s where today’s thunderstorms could strike

A welcome rain flecks a car window with drops that frame a passerby on the Plymouth waterfront carrying an umbrella in 2002.
A welcome rain flecks a car window with drops that frame a passerby on the Plymouth waterfront carrying an umbrella in 2002.Globe Staff/File

Thunderstorms are expected to hit the region on Friday, with a flash flood watch in effect for portions of Massachusetts and Rhode Island from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Boston area is expected to get about a half inch of rain through the storms. The highest rain predictions in Massachusetts are in the Taunton area, where 1.13 inches are expected.

Here’s a look at what the National Weather Service is predicting:

Where is the flash flood in effect?

Where is the storm expected and when?

How much rainfall is expected?

Expected precipitation

High-end precipitation (10 percent chance)

Low-end precipitation (10 percent chance)


Felicia Gans can be reached at felicia.gans@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @FeliciaGans.