Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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000 WGUS81 KGYX 010146 FLSGYX FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 946 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014 MEC005-031-010245- /O.NEW.KGYX.FA.Y.0047.140901T0146Z-140901T0245Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ YORK ME-CUMBERLAND ME- 946 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... CENTRAL YORK COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MAINE... SOUTH CENTRAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE... * UNTIL 1045 PM EDT * AT 943 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL RATES OF 2 INCHES AN HOUR ARE CURRENTLY OCCURRING AND PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS IS EXPECTED...MAKING FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...BIDDEFORD...WESTBROOK...ALFRED... SACO...GORHAM...CAPE ELIZABETH...BUXTON...HOLLIS...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...SCARBOROUGH...WATERBORO...LYMAN...ARUNDEL AND DAYTON. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. 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 4365 7072 4367 7024 4366 7024 4365 7030 4363 7026 4369 7020 4369 7015 4364 7023 4363 7018 4361 7022 4356 7020 4354 7024 4356 7027 4353 7031 4355 7033 4347 7038 4346 7073 $$ KISTNER

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