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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.



&&

MAC013-015-190337-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140419T1500Z/
/NHMM3.1.ER.140416T0645Z.140417T1045Z.140419T0900Z.NO/
1137 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 112.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 112.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD   STAGE BY SATURDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 113.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
  NORTHAMPTON IN THE VICINITY OF THE OXBOW AND HADLEY ALONG AQUA
  VITAE DRIVE.  FARMING INTERESTS IN HATFIELD OUTSIDE FLOOD DIKE
  PROTECTION WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING.

$$



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.

$$



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