King tide seen in Somerset

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SOMERSET, Mass. (WPRI) — A recent ReportIt! photo showed water running up past a boat ramp in Somerset but it wasn’t from storm flooding.

The phenomeun is commonly known as king tide.

According to Pinpoint Weather Meteorologist Pete Mangione, a series of things need to happen in order for this to occur and it all starts with a full moon.

See Pete’s full report above.