Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1027 PM EDT TUE JUN 23 2015

MEC009-029-240430-
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HANCOCK ME-WASHINGTON ME-
1027 PM EDT TUE JUN 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL HANCOCK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MAINE...
  WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MAINE...

* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT

* AT 1026 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CALAIS...MACHIAS...LUBEC...EASTPORT...CHERRYFIELD...JONESPORT...
  STEUBEN...HARRINGTON...PERRY...PEMBROKE...PRINCETON...JONESBORO...
  COLUMBIA FALLS...CUTLER...COLUMBIA...MEDDYBEMPS...GRAND LAKE
  STREAM...DEBLOIS...MILLBRIDGE AND FOWLER TOWNSHIP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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 ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4459 6740 4457 6737 4463 6759 4445 6758
      4461 6774 4452 6780 4453 6781 4459 6782
      4441 6787 4437 6806 4518 6802 4537 6744
      4516 6740 4516 6716 4498 6705 4481 6716
      4494 6703 4481 6695

$$

HEWITT



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