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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
629 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014


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

SNOWMELT FROM THE UPPER CONNECTICUT BASIN COMBINED WITH ONE TO TWO
INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL YESTERDAY WILL RESULT IN SHARP RISES ON THE
CONNECTICUT 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.

&&

MAC013-015-162228-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/NHMM3.1.ER.140416T0645Z.140417T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
629 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 112.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 112.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 114.3 FEET BY
  TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 114.0 FEET...FLOODING AFFECTS THE OXBOW IN
  NORTHAMPTON...INCLUDING RIVERSIDE HOMES ON ISLAND ROAD.  FLOODING
  ALSO SPREADS ACROSS PARTS OF HADLEY...AS WELL AS LOWER LYING
  SECTIONS OF SOUTHAMPTON.  IN HATFIELD...BACK WATER  FROM THE
  CONNECTICUT RIVER WILL PUSH THE MILL RIVER OVER ITS BANKS FLOODING
  PARTS OF VALLEY STREET AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
629 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014


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

SNOWMELT FROM THE UPPER CONNECTICUT BASIN COMBINED WITH ONE TO TWO
INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL YESTERDAY WILL RESULT IN SHARP RISES ON THE
CONNECTICUT 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.

&&

MAC011-015-162228-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0016.140416T1440Z-140418T1647Z/
/MNTM3.1.ER.140416T1440Z.140417T1200Z.140418T1047Z.NO/
629 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MONTAGUE.
* FROM THIS MORNING TO FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  6:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 29.9 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 30.0 FEET...FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS OUTSIDE OF
  LEVEE PROTECTION IS LIKELY FROM GREENFIELD THROUGH HATFIELD.

$$



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