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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
729 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 CONTINUES ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. SOME LOCATIONS
ARE RECEDING AT THIS TIME BUT AT MIDDLE HADDAM THE FORECAST IS TO
RISE TO MODERATE FLOODING LEVELS.

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.

&&

CTC007-172328-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MHDC3.2.ER.140413T2242Z.140419T0700Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
729 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.4 FEET BY
  EARLY TOMORROW
* 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.

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
729 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 CONTINUES ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. SOME LOCATIONS
ARE RECEDING AT THIS TIME BUT AT MIDDLE HADDAM THE FORECAST IS TO
RISE TO MODERATE FLOODING LEVELS.

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.

&&

CTC003-007-172328-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HFDC3.1.ER.140413T1225Z.140417T2000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
729 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  7:16 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 19.7 FEET BY LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THEN 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.

$$
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