Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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000 WGUS51 KGYX 290032 FFWGYX MEC001-007-011-017-290200- /O.NEW.KGYX.FF.W.0018.140729T0032Z-140729T0200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED FLASH FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 832 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... WEST CENTRAL KENNEBEC COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MAINE... NORTH CENTRAL ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MAINE... SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE... THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF FARMINGTON... EXTREME EAST CENTRAL OXFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE... * UNTIL 1000 PM EDT * AT 826 PM EDT...THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WERE LOCATED OVER THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL RATES UP TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING THROUGH AT LEAST 930 PM. * LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO WILTON...JAY...AND FARMINGTON. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR CREEKS. && LAT...LON 4437 7006 4444 7038 4480 7029 4480 7002 4479 7000 4473 7001 4468 6999 $$ MLE

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