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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1140 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MONTAGUE AFFECTING FRANKLIN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES
  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

MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE MAIN STEM
CONNECTICUT RIVER...EXCEPT NEAR MIDDLE HADDAM WHERE MODERATE
FLOODING WAS OCCURRING.

THE FLOOD CREST WAS MOVING THROUGH NORTHAMPTON LATE THIS
MORNING...AND IS FORECAST TO REACH THOMPSONVILLE LATER THIS
AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

CTC003-007-180340-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HFDC3.1.ER.140413T1225Z.140418T0700Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1140 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:16 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 20.0 FEET BY
  EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND THEN WILL BEGIN FALLING.
* 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.




Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1140 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MONTAGUE AFFECTING FRANKLIN AND HAMPSHIRE
  COUNTIES
  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

MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE MAIN STEM
CONNECTICUT RIVER...EXCEPT NEAR MIDDLE HADDAM WHERE MODERATE
FLOODING WAS OCCURRING.

THE FLOOD CREST WAS MOVING THROUGH NORTHAMPTON LATE THIS
MORNING...AND IS FORECAST TO REACH THOMPSONVILLE LATER THIS
AFTERNOON.

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-MAC013-180340-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-140420T0900Z/
/TMVC3.1.ER.140416T0845Z.140417T1800Z.140420T0300Z.NO/
1140 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT THOMPSONVILLE.
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:46 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 5.7 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY
  EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 6.0 FEET...FLOODING IMPACTS LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE
  CONNECTICUT RIVER FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS TOWNS OF AGAWAM AND
  LONGMEADOW...THROUGH THE NORTHERN CONNECTICUT TOWNS OF SUFFIELD AND
  ENFIELD.

$$



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