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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1200 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
CONNECTICUT...

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD AFFECTING HARTFORD AND MIDDLESEX
  COUNTIES

DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. RIVER LEVELS WILL
REMAIN NEARLY STEADY OR SLOWLY FALL ACROSS AREA WATERWAYS.

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.

&&

CTC003-007-210359-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140421T1800Z/
/HFDC3.1.ER.140413T1225Z.140420T0901Z.140421T1200Z.NO/
1200 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:31 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS BELOW HARTFORD
  IS EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT ARE OUTSIDE OF LEVEE
  PROTECTION. FLOODING ALSO AFFECTS LOW LYING AREAS UPSTREAM OF
  HARTFORD...INCLUDING A PORTION OF WINDSOR WHERE THE FARMINGTON
  RIVER EMPTIES INTO THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. FURTHER DOWNSTREAM
  FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN LOW LYING SECTIONS ALONG THE CONNECTICUT
  RIVER FROM WETHERSFIELD AND GLASTONBURY DOWNSTREAM THROUGH
  CROMWELL...MIDDLETOWN AND PORTLAND. BOATING INTERESTS SHOULD
  PREPARE FOR SWIFT RIVER FLOWS.

$$





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