Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
1008 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY FOR THE
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN VERMONT...
  MISSISQUOI RIVER AT EAST BERKSHIRE

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.

&&

VTC011-170208-
/O.EXT.KBTV.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-140417T0617Z/
/EBKV1.3.ER.140415T1800Z.140416T0600Z.140417T0017Z.NO/
1008 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISQUOI RIVER AT EAST BERKSHIRE.
* AT  9:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.8 FEET BY
  AFTER MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...SEVERE FLOODING WILL OCCUR. WATER WILL APPROACH
  HOMES IN EAST BERKSHIRE...AND COVER PORTIONS OF ROUTE 118 NEAR EAST
  BERKSHIRE...AND ROUTE 105 BETWEEN EAST BERKSHIRE AND ENOSBURG
  FALLS. MISSISQUOI STREET IN ENOSBURG FALLS WILL FLOOD. FLOODING OF
  FARMLAND WILL BE WIDESPREAD ALONG THE MISSISQUOI IN FRANKLIN
  COUNTY.

&&

LAT...LON 4498 7294 4501 7275 4501 7256 4486 7263
      4484 7309

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