Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
546 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

MEZ001-002-005-006-011-015-181100-
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NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
546 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL MAINE AND NORTHERN
MAINE HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

ICE HAS FLUSHED OUT OF THE FORT KENT AND VAN BUREN AREAS AND
SHOULD BE HEADING OUT OF HAMLIN THIS MORNING. THE MAIN STEM
RIVERS ARE SHOWING SIGNS OF RECEDING AND CONDITIONS ARE IMPROVING
ACCORDING TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES. ROUTE 161 FROM SAINT
FRANCIS BACK TO THE ALLAGASH WAS REOPENED TO TRAFFIC.

THE MATTAWAMKEAG RIVER WAS STILL ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AND HAS
CRESTED. IT IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FALLING LATER THIS MORNING AND
CONTINUE THIS TREND THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ALL OTHER RIVERS
INCLUDING THE PENOBSCOT AND PISCATAQUIS RIVER ARE RUNNING HIGH BUT
ARE RECEDING.

PEOPLE LIVING ALONG RIVERS SHOULD STILL MONITOR RIVER LEVELS TODAY.


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HEWITT





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