Flood Warning
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000 WGUS41 KBOX 211746 FLWBOX BULLETIN...IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 146 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Connecticut... Connecticut River At Hartford affecting Hartford and Middlesex Counties A combination of runoff from recent rains and snow melt across Northern New England making its way downstream will cause the Connecticut River at Hartford to rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon. 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. && CTC003-007-220546- /O.NEW.KBOX.FL.W.0004.150422T1900Z-150424T0700Z/ /HFDC3.1.ER.150422T1900Z.150423T0500Z.150424T0100Z.NO/ 146 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a * Flood Warning for The Connecticut River At Hartford. * from Wednesday afternoon to late Thursday night...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 1:31 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.1 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and continue to rise to near 16.2 feet by early Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday before midnight. * 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 $$ KAB

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