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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1112 PM EDT TUE APR 15 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


SNOWMELT FROM THE UPPER CONENCTICUT BASIN COMBINED WITH HEAVY TODAYS
RAINFALL 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.



&&

CTC003-MAC013-161512-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0018.140416T1000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TMVC3.1.ER.140416T1000Z.140418T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1112 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT THOMPSONVILLE.
* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 6.1 FEET BY THURSDAY 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.

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1112 PM EDT TUE APR 15 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


SNOWMELT FROM THE UPPER CONENCTICUT BASIN COMBINED WITH HEAVY TODAYS
RAINFALL 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.



&&

MAC013-015-161512-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0017.140416T1359Z-000000T0000Z/
/NHMM3.1.ER.140416T1359Z.140417T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1112 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON.
* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 111.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 112.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW LATE MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 114.4 FEET BY THURSDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* 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.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1047 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

CTZ002-003-MAZ002-003-008>011-NHZ011-160900-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-CHESHIRE NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...CHESTERFIELD...
BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...JAFFREY...KEENE
1047 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SNOW AND SLEET EXPECTED IN THE WEST...

A MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW WILL BEGIN TO MIX WITH THE RAIN THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SLEET AND SNOW. SOME LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE...GENERALLY LESS THAN AN INCH.
HOWEVER...THIS MAY CAUSE AREA ROADWAYS TO BECOME SLIPPERY.
MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION IF ENCOUNTERING SLEET OR SNOW.

$$




Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1037 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...RIVERS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE OVERNIGHT...

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>021-026-NHZ011-012-015-RIZ001>007-161045-
/O.CON.KBOX.FA.A.0004.000000T0000Z-140416T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-CHESHIRE NH-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...AYER...JAFFREY...
KEENE...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
1037 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHERN NEW
  HAMPSHIRE AND RHODE ISLAND

* UNTIL 8 AM EDT TOMORROW MORNING.

* RAIN WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF AND EVEN CHANGE TO A WINTRY MIX
  BEFORE ENDING OVERNIGHT. THIS RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE TO DRAIN INTO
  AREA RIVERS/STREAMS.

* THIS RAINFALL ON TOP OF ALREADY SWOLLEN RIVERS
  BASINS...ESPECIALLY THE CONNECTICUT...MERRIMACK...AND PAWCATUCK
  RIVER VALLEYS WILL RESULT IN MINOR RIVER FLOODING WITH THE
  POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING. LIKELY LOCAL STREAMS AND
  RIVERS WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED AS WELL WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
  MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
410 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

CTZ002-003-MAZ002-003-008>011-NHZ011-012-015-162015-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
410 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN
CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FLOOD WATCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

 FLOOD WATCH.

THERE IS ALSO THE THREAT OF A BRIEF WINTRY MIX ACROSS NORTHWEST
MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE VERY LATE TONIGHT. ANY
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL LIKELY BE LESS THAN AN INCH. MORE
IMPORTANTLY...COLD AIR IMMEDIATELY BEHIND THE FRONT PRESENTS THE
POTENTIAL FOR ICY SPOTS TO DEVELOP ON UNTREATED ROADS AND
WALKWAYS IN TIME FOR THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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