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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1032 PM EDT WED APR 16 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 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.



&&

MAC013-015-171432-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140420T0000Z/
/NHMM3.1.ER.140416T0645Z.140417T1200Z.140419T1800Z.NO/
1032 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT NORTHAMPTON.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 112.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 112.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 113.3 FEET BY
  TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY
  EARLY AFTERNOON.
* 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
1032 PM EDT WED APR 16 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 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.



&&

CTC003-MAC013-171432-
/O.EXT.KBOX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-140420T0000Z/
/TMVC3.1.ER.140416T0845Z.140417T1200Z.140419T1800Z.NO/
1032 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT THOMPSONVILLE.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:30 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 5.7 FEET BY
  TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY
  EARLY AFTERNOON.
* 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.

$$



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