Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1251 AM EDT THU AUG 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BRUNSWICK...
  SOUTHWESTERN KENNEBEC COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MAINE...
  WEST CENTRAL SAGADAHOC COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MAINE...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF TOPSHAM...
  SOUTHEASTERN ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MAINE...

* UNTIL 245 AM EDT

* AT 1246 AM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLASH
  FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE WARNED AREA. THOUGH HEAVY
  RAINFALL HAS ENDED...SIGNIFICANT RUNOFF IS CONTINUING THE FLOODING
  THREAT. RAPID RISES ON LOCAL STREAMS AND CREEKS ARE RESULTING IN
  RUNNING WATER OVER ROADWAYS...AS WELL AS SOME WASHOUTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO WINTHROP...
  MANCHESTER...LITCHFIELD AND BELGRADE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4382 6998 4389 7015 4451 6999 4453 6980

$$

LEGRO





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