Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
1050 AM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

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CLINTON NY-FRANKLIN NY-ESSEX NY-
1050 AM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN CLINTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW YORK...
  SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW YORK...
  NORTHWESTERN ESSEX COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 1100 AM EDT THURSDAY

* SARANAC LAKE VILLAGE OFFICIALS REPORTED CONTINUED FLOODING IN
  SARANAC LAKE VILLAGE AND SAINT ARMAND. RIVER FLOWS FROM LAKE
  FLOWER INTO THE SARANAC RIVER WILL REMAIN HIGH AND A FLOOD THREAT
  CONTINUES FOR LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...SARANAC
  LAKE VILLAGE...HARRIETSTOWN...RIVERVIEW...LAKE
  COLBY...ONCHIOTA...ALDER BROOK...VERMONTVILLE...LOON
  LAKE...HAWKEYE...FRANKLIN FALLS...BLOOMINGDALE...WAWBEEK.

UPPER REACHES OF THE SARANAC RIVER AS WELL AS THE SARANAC LAKE
SYSTEM HAVE RECEIVED EIGHT TO TEN INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST
MONTH. THESE LAKES ARE FULL AND SPILLING OVER INTO THE SARANAC RIVER
WHICH IS CAUSING FLOODING DOWNSTREAM. PAST RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE FLOODING, ALTHOUGH TRIBUTARIES THAT FEED THE
RIVER ARE BEGINNING TO RECEDE AND WILL HELP LESSEN THE FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER, ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

ALTHOUGH HEAVY RAINFALL HAS ENDED ACROSS THE WARNING AREA, RUNOFF
FROM PREVIOUS RAINFALL CONTINUES AND DRIVERS SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION.

&&

LAT...LON 4453 7378 4433 7401 4413 7408 4411 7428
      4412 7428 4411 7440 4424 7440 4452 7427
      4472 7385

$$

HANSON/NEILES


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