Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1053 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

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SOMERSET ME-
1053 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MAINE...

* UNTIL 145 AM EDT

* AT 1050 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS TRACKING THROUGH CENTRAL SOMERSET COUNTY. THIS MAY
  CAUSE MINOR FLOODING NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF JACKMAN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  JACKMAN...SEBOOMOOK...PARLIN POND...PLYMOUTH...TAUNTON AND RAYNHAM
  ACADEMY GRANT...LONG POND...MOOSE RIVER...MISERY...CHASE STREAM...
  PITTSTON ACADEMY GRANT...ROCKWOOD STRIP...BRASSUA...TOMHEGAN...
  JOHNSON MOUNTAIN...SANDY BAY...ALDER BROOK...TOWN OF THORNDIKE...
  INDIAN STREAM...SANDWICH ACADEMY GRANT AND SOLDIERTOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4587 6965 4585 6968 4587 6972 4576 6972
      4577 6978 4574 6981 4566 6974 4565 6970
      4558 6971 4554 6978 4543 6974 4547 7041
      4548 7041 4571 7046 4573 7038 4580 7042
      4589 7026 4596 7025 4596 7026 4598 6968

$$

KIMBLE


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