Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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RIVER FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY, ME
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MAINE

  SANDY RIVER AT MERCER AFFECTING FRANKLIN AND SOMERSET COUNTIES
  KENNEBEC RIVER AT SKOWHEGAN AFFECTING SOMERSET COUNTY
  KENNEBEC RIVER AT NORTH SIDNEY AFFECTING KENNEBEC COUNTY
  KENNEBEC RIVER AT AUGUSTA AFFECTING KENNEBEC COUNTY
  SEBASTICOOK RIVER AT PITTSFIELD AFFECTING KENNEBEC...SOMERSET AND WALDO
  COUNTIES

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE...MAINE
  ANDROSCOGGIN RIVER AT GORHAM AFFECTING COOS COUNTY
  ANDROSCOGGIN RIVER AT RUMFORD AFFECTING OXFORD COUNTY
  ANDROSCOGGIN RIVER NEAR AUBURN AFFECTING ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO KNOW IF THE ROAD IS
SAFE FOR TRAVEL. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN!

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE
LOCAL MEDIA OUTLET.

&&

NHC007-170247-
/O.CON.KGYX.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-140418T0600Z/
/GRMN3.1.ER.140416T0052Z.140416T1800Z.140418T0000Z.NR/
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ANDROSCOGGIN RIVER AT GORHAM.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10 AM THE STAGE WAS 9.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 9.2 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW EVENING.

&&

LAT...LON 4431 7102 4445 7103 4447 7126 4433 7125

$$

MEC017-162326-
/O.EXT.KGYX.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-140416T2326Z/
/RMFM1.1.ER.140416T0313Z.140416T1415Z.140416T1726Z.NO/
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ANDROSCOGGIN RIVER AT RUMFORD.
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT 10 AM THE STAGE WAS 16.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE 17.2 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN FALL
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS EVENING.

&&

LAT...LON 4439 7028 4451 7021 4460 7059 4450 7064

$$

MEC001-170247-
/O.CON.KGYX.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-140418T1012Z/
/AUBM1.1.ER.140416T1145Z.140417T0600Z.140418T0412Z.NO/
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ANDROSCOGGIN RIVER NEAR AUBURN.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 10 AM THE STAGE WAS 13.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.8 FEET BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
  THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

&&

LAT...LON 4405 7032 4402 7020 4416 7013 4418 7025

$$

MEC025-170247-
/O.CON.KGYX.FL.W.0026.000000T0000Z-140418T0551Z/
/SKOM1.1.ER.140415T2256Z.140416T1800Z.140417T2351Z.NO/
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE KENNEBEC RIVER AT SKOWHEGAN.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10 AM THE FLOW WAS 61172 CFS.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD FLOW IS 35000 CFS.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 72500 CFS THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW EVENING.

&&

LAT...LON 4451 6958 4465 6945 4486 6972 4469 6982

$$

MEC011-170247-
/O.CON.KGYX.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-140418T0313Z/
/SIDM1.1.ER.140416T0710Z.140417T0000Z.140417T2113Z.NO/
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE KENNEBEC RIVER AT NORTH SIDNEY.
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING.
* AT 10 AM THE STAGE WAS 19.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 22.4 FEET THIS EVENING. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW AFTERNOON.

&&

LAT...LON 4440 6981 4437 6965 4461 6950 4469 6966

$$

MEC011-170247-
/O.CON.KGYX.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-140418T2000Z/
/ASTM1.1.ER.140416T0431Z.140417T0100Z.140418T1400Z.UU/
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE KENNEBEC RIVER AT AUGUSTA.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 10 AM THE STAGE WAS 15.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 18.9 FEET TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

&&

LAT...LON 4425 6987 4417 6975 4443 6961 4452 6976

$$

MEC007-025-170030-
/O.EXT.KGYX.FL.W.0029.140416T1636Z-140417T0030Z/
/MERM1.1.ER.140416T1636Z.140416T1800Z.140416T1830Z.NO/
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SANDY RIVER AT MERCER.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT 10 AM THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO RISE
  TO NEAR 12.1 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

&&

LAT...LON 4452 7013 4445 7002 4471 6986 4480 6999

$$

MEC011-025-027-170247-
/O.CON.KGYX.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PITM1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140418T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1047 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SEBASTICOOK RIVER AT PITTSFIELD.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CREST NEAR 10.3 FEET
  THURSDAY EVENING. THIS IS JUST AN ESTIMATE AS THE RIVER GAGE IN NOT IN
  SERVICE AT THIS TIME.

&&

LAT...LON 4461 6922 4473 6909 4495 6937 4480 6949

$$




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