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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1137 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014


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

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON AFFECTING HAMPDEN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT THOMPSONVILLE AFFECTING HARTFORD AND HAMPDEN
  COUNTIES

...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

RIVER LEVELS HAVE CRESTED ALONG THE MAIN STEM OF THE
CONNECTICUT RIVER.  HOWEVER...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE
FOR AT LEAST SEVERAL MORE DAYS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE RIVER.

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-MAC013-190336-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-140419T1200Z/
/TMVC3.1.ER.140416T0845Z.140417T2015Z.140419T0600Z.NO/
1137 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT THOMPSONVILLE.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:30 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER REACHED CREST AT 5.7 OVERNIGHT AND
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 5.0 FEET...LOWLAND FLOODING WILL BEGIN ALONG THE
  CONNECTICUT RIVER NEAR THOMPSONVILLE.

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1137 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014


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

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON AFFECTING HAMPDEN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT THOMPSONVILLE AFFECTING HARTFORD AND HAMPDEN
  COUNTIES

...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

RIVER LEVELS HAVE CRESTED ALONG THE MAIN STEM OF THE
CONNECTICUT RIVER.  HOWEVER...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE
FOR AT LEAST SEVERAL MORE DAYS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE RIVER.

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.



&&

CTC003-007-190336-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HFDC3.1.ER.140413T1225Z.140418T0846Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1137 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:01 AM FRIDAY THE RIVER WAS NEAR CREST AT 20.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 19.6 FEET
  BY TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE RIVER IN
  PORTIONS OF WETHERSFIELD...GLASTONBURY...ROCKY HILL AND CROMWELL.
  THE HIGH WATERS AND SWIFT FLOWS WILL DISRUPT SOME CROSS RIVER FERRY
  SERVICES.  UPSTREAM OF HARTFORD...FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
  PORTIONS OF WINDSOR.   IMMEDIATE RIVER ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE
  IN ALL OF THESE COMMUNITIES. FURTHER DOWNSTREAM FLOODING WILL
  CONTINUE TO OVERSPREAD SECTIONS OF PORTLAND...MIDDLETOWN AS WELL AS
  CHESTER. SOME IMMEDIATE RIVER ROADS WILL BE IMPASSABLE.

$$





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