Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
552 PM EDT FRI JUL 24 2015

MEC009-019-029-242345-
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HANCOCK ME-PENOBSCOT ME-WASHINGTON ME-
552 PM EDT FRI JUL 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  HANCOCK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MAINE...
  SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MAINE...
  SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MAINE...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY RAIN OF 1.3 INCHES IN LESS
  THAN ONE HOUR IN THE TOWN OF FRANKLIN IN HANCOCK COUNTY. RADAR
  SHOWED AN AREA OF HEAVY SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
  DROPPING SOUTH TOWARD THE ADVISORY AREA.

  RADAR ESTIMATED UP TO 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE THIS
  MORNING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. PONDING OF WATER CAN BE EXPECTED ON
  AREA ROADS. SOME SMALLER BROOKS AND STREAMS WILL RISE SHARPLY DUE
  TO THIS RAINFALL.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BANGOR...OLD TOWN...ELLSWORTH...BUCKSPORT...BLUE HILL...
  CHERRYFIELD...ORONO...BREWER...HAMPDEN...HERMON...VEAZIE...
  DEDHAM...JONESPORT...KENDUSKEAG...STEUBEN...HARRINGTON...
  JONESBORO...COLUMBIA FALLS...VERONA ISLAND AND COLUMBIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4454 6836 4449 6850 4440 6847 4454 6880
      4470 6884 4474 6927 4530 6798 4451 6754
      4452 6778 4461 6774 4449 6785 4449 6779
      4448 6780 4439 6821 4440 6821 4447 6810
      4455 6830 4445 6834 4438 6820 4426 6834

$$

HEWITT


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