Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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FLSBOX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
408 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018


...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers in
Connecticut...

  Connecticut River At Middle Haddam affecting Middlesex County

High pressure will bring dry conditions through this weekend. River
levels will continue to slowly recede over the next 24 to 48 hours.
The Connecticut River at Middle Haddam continues to be above flood
stage due to an ice jam.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...A Flood Statement providing the latest information
in this flood event will be issued within the next 8 hours, or
earlier if needed.

Safety Message...Do not allow children to play near swollen rivers,
streams or culverts. Swiftly moving water can pose an imminent threat
to life.



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408 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Connecticut River At Middle Haddam.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 10.0
  feet tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 10.5 feet...Flooding continues to overspread sections of
  Portland and Middletown, as well as downstream towns including
  Chester and Essex. Some immediate river roads will be impassable.
  In Cromwell this usually impacts portions of River Road. In Rocky
  Hill, portions of Meadow Road will become impassable.

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LAT...LON 4164 7269 4164 7258 4129 7225 4126 7239
      4141 7251 4156 7270

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