Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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FLSBTV
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
1127 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW
YORK...VERMONT...
  LAKE CHAMPLAIN AT ROUSES POINT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


SAFETY MESSAGE...

IF YOU LIVE OR TRAVEL NEAR STREAMS AND RIVERS...SEEK HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY AT FIRST SIGNS OF RISING WATER. OBEY ALL ROAD CLOSURE
SIGNS...THEY ARE THERE FOR YOUR SAFETY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. TURN
AROUND, DON`T DROWN!

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR BY
VISITING OUR WEB SITE AT: WEATHER.GOV.

&&

NYC019-031-115-VTC001-007-011-013-021-191627-
/O.CON.KBTV.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ROUN6.1.ER.140417T0530Z.140419T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1127 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN AT ROUSES POINT.
* AT 11:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 100.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 100.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE LAKE WILL REMAIN NEARLY STEADY AT 100.5 FEET
  THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE
  THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 101.0 FEET...FLOODING AFFECTS LOW LYING ROADS AND
  PROPERTY, AND WIND AND WAVE ACTION ON EXPOSED SHORELINES BECOMES A
  PROBLEM.  IF LAKE ICE IS PRESENT...STRUCTURAL DAMAGE CAN OCCUR.

&&

LAT...LON 4501 7347 4501 7306 4361 7328 4360 7348


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