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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
730 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
CONNECTICUT...
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD AFFECTING HARTFORD AND MIDDLESEX
  COUNTIES


 CONNECTICUT RIVER CONTINUES TO RECEDE ALONG ITS LOWER REACH IN
CONNECTICUT AND SHOULD DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT HARTFORD DURING
MID MORNING.

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.

&&

CTC003-007-211800-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140421T1800Z/
/HFDC3.1.ER.140413T1225Z.140420T0901Z.140421T1200Z.NO/
730 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
* UNTIL LATE THIS MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  MID OR LATE MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN SEVERAL LOW
  LYING AREAS OUTSIDE LEVEE PROTECTION IN HARTFORD...AS WELL AS
  DOWNSTREAM THROUGH WETHERSFIELD AND GLASTONBURY. FURTHER
DOWNSTREAM
  FLOODING IS LIKELY IN THE VICINITY OF MEADOW ROAD...ROUTE 17A...IN
  THE GILDERSLEEVE SECTION OF PORTLAND. A PORTION OF THIS ROADWAY
  WILL LIKELY BE CLOSED. THIS INCLUDES THE EXCHANGE CLUB OF PORTLAND
  FAIRGROUNDS. BOATING INTERESTS SHOULD PREPARE FOR A PERIOD OF
  SWIFT RIVER FLOWS DURING THIS PERIOD.

$$

THOMPSON



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