Flood Statement
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WGUS81 KBOX 170334
1034 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in

  Taunton River Near Bridgewater affecting Bristol and Plymouth

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers in

  Connecticut River At Middle Haddam affecting Middlesex County

While river levels along main stem rivers continue to slowly recede,
the Connecticut River in Middle Haddam remains in flood due to ice
jams. The Taunton River in Bridgewater has receded below flood stage.


Safety Message...A Flood Statement providing the latest information
in this flood event will be issued within the next 8 hours, or
earlier if needed.

Safety Message...Do not allow children to play near swollen rivers,
streams or culverts. Swiftly moving water can pose an imminent threat
to life.


1034 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Taunton River Near Bridgewater.
* At  9:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at  6:00 PM Tuesday.
* Forecast...River level will remain below flood stage.


LAT...LON 4182 7119 4202 7097 4194 7087 4177 7110


1034 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Connecticut River At Middle Haddam.
* until Thursday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:55 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 8.5 feet by tonight.The river will fall below flood stage
  by early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Flooding is expected in low lying sections
  along the Connecticut River from Wethersfield and Glastonbury
  downstream through Cromwell, Middletown and Portland. Boating
  interests should prepare for a period of swift river flows.


LAT...LON 4164 7269 4164 7258 4129 7225 4126 7239
      4141 7251 4156 7270



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