Update: Wind Advisory Extended to 7 p.m.

Today's heavy rain has brought localized flooding to some Martha's Vineyard streets and roads. A National Weather Service wind advisory has been extended until 7 p.m.

Updated 4;15 p.m.: Drivers on Martha's Vineyard should be aware that there is localized street flooding and that a National Weather Service wind advisory, initially set to expire at 4 p.m., has been extended until 7 p.m. 

At midday, the intersection of Barnes Road and Linden in Oak Bluffs had been engulfed by a giant puddle (see photo).

Ponding was also observed on County Road just south of Pinewood.

If you know of potential hazards on Vineyard roads today, please tell us in the comments.

According to the NWS in Taunton, gusty winds this afternoon may down small tree limbs and branches and make driving difficult.

Rain and snow showers are in the forecast for the next several days, according to the NWS, but little no no snow acculumation is expected on the Vineyard.

About a quarter of an inch of rain fell at the Martha's Vineyard Airport between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to NWS weather data.  

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