Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
554 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

NHC013-015-290045-
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MERRIMACK NH-ROCKINGHAM NH-
554 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  MERRIMACK COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW HAMPSHIRE...
  NORTHWESTERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...

* UNTIL 845 PM EDT

* AT 552 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR
SHOWED AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING THROUGH MERRIMACK
AND ROCKINGHAM COUNTIES. THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL THAT CAN QUICKLY FLOOD POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4306 7153 4306 7158 4309 7166 4315 7168
      4313 7175 4325 7204 4355 7179 4349 7163
      4344 7161 4346 7155 4330 7127 4326 7123
      4314 7103 4308 7107 4308 7103 4290 7121

$$

TFH






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