Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
554 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Vermont...
  Lamoille River At Jeffersonville

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Vermont...
  Passumpsic River at Passumpsic

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Safety message...

If you live or travel near streams and rivers seek higher ground
immediately at first signs of rising water. Obey all road closure
signs, they are there for your safety. Do not attempt to drive
through flooded areas, most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Turn
around, don`t drown!

Stay tuned to developments by listening to noaa weather radio, or by
visiting our web site at: weather.gov.

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VTC015-261954-
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/JVLV1.2.ER.170226T0637Z.170226T1100Z.170226T1354Z.NO/
554 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Lamoille River At Jeffersonville.
* At  5:15 AM Sunday the stage was 450.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 450.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 451.1 feet by
  Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
  morning.
* Impact...At 451.0 feet...Water will cover Route 15 in Cambridge
  Village at the Wrong Way Bridge. Traffic diversions may be
  necessary, and motorists planning to travel route 15 through
  Cambridge should allow extra time to detour around the flooded
  roadway. There will be widespread field flooding from
  Jeffersonville downstream through Fairfax.

&&

LAT...LON 4470 7297 4469 7272 4460 7277 4461 7302


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VTC005-270402-
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/PASV1.2.ER.170226T0924Z.170226T1200Z.170226T2202Z.NO/
554 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Passumpsic River at Passumpsic.
* until this evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:15 AM Sunday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.5 feet by
  Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage late Sunday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Route 5 floods on both north and south sides
  of Lyndonville, as well as at the Center Street Bridge, with homes
  and businesses along the Passumpsic taking on water. Significant
  flooding occurs on Route 5 and Old Center Road in Saint Johnsbury
  center.

&&

LAT...LON 4460 7207 4460 7196 4433 7199 4428 7208


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