Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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000 WGUS81 KGYX 260017 FLSGYX FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 817 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015 NHC011-015-017-260415- /O.NEW.KGYX.FA.Y.0040.150826T0017Z-150826T0415Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ STRAFFORD NH-HILLSBOROUGH NH-ROCKINGHAM NH- 817 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... SOUTHWESTERN STRAFFORD COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW HAMPSHIRE... SOUTHERN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY IN SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE... WESTERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE... * UNTIL 1215 AM EDT * AT 816 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... MANCHESTER...NASHUA...DERRY...MERRIMACK...DURHAM...NORTHWOOD... SALEM...BEDFORD...MILFORD...HOOKSETT...AMHERST...LITCHFIELD... HOLLIS...EPPING...BRENTWOOD...MONT VERNON...LYNDEBOROUGH...MASON... NEW IPSWICH AND MOUNT VERNON. 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. 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 4272 7193 4278 7194 4302 7144 4301 7140 4304 7140 4328 7124 4308 7096 4270 7140 $$ MARINE

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