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509 WGUS41 KBOX 151018 FLWBOX BULLETIN...IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 518 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018 ...The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Connecticut...Rhode Island... Connecticut River At Hartford affecting Hartford and Middlesex Counties Pawcatuck River At Westerly affecting New London and Washington Counties The combination of rain and snowmelt from the storm late last week combined with occasional ice jams have led to minor flooding along area rivers. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Safety Message...A Flood Statement providing the latest information in this flood event will be issued within the next 8 hours, or earlier if needed. Safety Message...Do not allow children to play near swollen rivers, streams or culverts. Swiftly moving water can pose an imminent threat to life. && CTC003-007-152116- /O.NEW.KBOX.FL.W.0009.180115T1018Z-180115T2116Z/ /HFDC3.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180115T0931Z.180115T1516Z.NO/ 518 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018 The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a * Flood Warning for The Connecticut River At Hartford. * until this afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 4:31 AM Monday the stage was 16.3 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late this morning. * Impact...At 16.0 feet...Minor flooding is expected in several low lying areas outside levee protection in Hartford, as well as downstream through Wethersfield and Glastonbury. Further downstream flooding is likely in the vicinity of Meadow Road, Route 17A, in the Gildersleeve section of Portland. A portion of this roadway will likely be closed. This includes the Exchange Club of Portland Fairgrounds. Boating interests should prepare for a period of swift river flows during this period. && LAT...LON 4163 7270 4180 7273 4180 7259 4164 7258 4163 7263 4164 7263 $$ CTC011-RIC009-160700- /O.NEW.KBOX.FL.W.0010.180115T1018Z-180116T0700Z/ /WSTR1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180115T1000Z.180116T0100Z.NO/ 518 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018 The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a * Flood Warning for The Pawcatuck River At Westerly. * until late tonight...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 5:00 AM Monday the stage was 7.2 feet. * Flood stage is 7.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by this evening. * Impact...At 7.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding occurs along the Pawcatuck River. Along Route 3 in Hopkinton, floodwaters encroach on lowest lying homes in French Village. && LAT...LON 4134 7189 4144 7188 4146 7177 4135 7174 4131 7185 $$

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