Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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000 WGUS81 KGYX 232116 FLSGYX FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 516 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014 NHC007-009-232315- /O.NEW.KGYX.FA.Y.0020.140723T2116Z-140723T2315Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ COOS NH-GRAFTON NH- 516 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A * SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... SOUTHWESTERN COOS COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE... NORTHERN GRAFTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE... * UNTIL 715 PM EDT * AT 514 PM EDT DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE AREA. RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OR LOW LYING AREAS AND SMALL BROOKS AND STREAMS. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO TWIN MOUNTAIN...NORTH WOODSTOCK...LOST RIVER...FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK...DALTON...WOODSVILLE...WHITEFIELD...SUGAR HILL LIVERMORE...LITTLETON...LISBON...LINCOLN...LANDAFF CENTER...LANDAFF...JEFFERSON...HAVERHILL...FRANCONIA...EASTON... CARRLL...BETHLEHEM...BENTON AND BATH. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS. IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. 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 4393 7213 4400 7212 4409 7205 4428 7207 4432 7204 4435 7192 4434 7186 4441 7179 4442 7170 4445 7167 4448 7141 4425 7139 4420 7142 4416 7139 4392 7138 4386 7218 $$ MBC

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