Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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000 WGUS41 KGYX 160707 FLWGYX BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 307 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 MEC007-017-161345- /O.EXT.KGYX.FA.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140416T1345Z/ /00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ OXFORD ME-FRANKLIN ME- 307 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS EXTENDED THE * FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN... CENTRAL OXFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE... SOUTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE... * UNTIL 945 AM EDT * AT 303 AM EDT SEVERAL STREAMS AND SMALL RIVERS IN THE AREA ARE OUT OF THEIR BANKS. THE ELLIS RIVER AT SOUTH ANDOVER IS CRESTING NOW AT AROUND 18 FEET...TWO FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. ANY RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW AND END AROUND DAYBREAK. THIS WILL ALLOW STREAMS AND RIVERS TO FALL BELOW BELOW FLOOD LEVELS LATER THIS MORNING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. && LAT...LON 4514 7042 4515 7036 4513 7030 4511 7029 4509 7021 4495 7014 4494 7015 4485 7013 4486 7009 4473 7003 4414 7099 4487 7103 4518 7043 $$ CEMPA

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