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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1211 PM EDT SAT APR 19 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

DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND. THIS WILL ALLOW WATER LEVELS
ON AREA WATERWAYS TO CONTINUE TO FALL.

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.

&&

CTC003-007-200411-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140422T0200Z/
/HFDC3.1.ER.140413T1225Z.140418T0846Z.140421T2000Z.NO/
1211 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 12:01 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 19.3 FEET BY THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 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 CLOSES MOST OF MEADOW ROAD...ROUTE 17 A...IN PORTLAND.
  FLOODING IMPACTS THE MIDDLETOWN MARINA AND MEADOW FARMS. IN
  CROMWELL...PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD WILL BE CLOSED. FLOODING
  CONTINUES ALONG THE RIVER THROUGH ESSEX.

$$




Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1211 PM EDT SAT APR 19 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

DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND. THIS WILL ALLOW WATER LEVELS
ON AREA WATERWAYS TO CONTINUE TO FALL.

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.

&&

CTC007-200411-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MHDC3.1.ER.140413T2242Z.140418T0830Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1211 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 9.3 FEET
  BY TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 9.5 FEET...FLOODING CLOSES MOST OF MEADOW ROAD...ROUTE
  17 A...IN THE GILDERSLEEVE SECTION OF PORTLAND. FLOODING IMPACTS
  THE MIDDLETOWN MARINA AND MEADOW FARMS. IN CROMWELL...PORTIONS OF
  RIVER ROAD WILL BE CLOSED. IN ROCKY HILL...PARTS OF MEADOW ROAD
  WILL BE IMPASSABLE FOR A TIME. FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE RIVER
  SOUTHWARD THROUGH ESSEX.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
342 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-
192200-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-
NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
342 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...ENHANCED RISK OF FIRE SPREAD TODAY...

THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS AND INCREASING
NORTHERLY FLOW TODAY WILL RESULT IN CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR THE
RAPID SPREAD OF BRUSH FIRES.

RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE LOWEST THIS AFTERNOON...DROPPING INTO
THE 20S ACROSS THE AREA. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT THIS MORNING...
INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH 20 TO 25 MPH GUSTS.

THE RISK WILL DIMINISH BY THIS EVENING AS RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
INCREASE AND THE WINDS BEGIN TO DIMINISH.

IF YOU SPOT A FIRE OR SMOKE PLUME...PLEASE REPORT IT TO THE
AUTHORITIES IMMEDIATELY.


$$

MPS






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