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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
356 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MAINE...

  MATTAWAMKEAG RIVER AT MATTAWAMKEAG

MEC019-181956-
/O.CON.KCAR.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-140420T1800Z/
/MATM1.3.ER.140416T0342Z.140418T0715Z.140420T1200Z.NR/
356 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MATTAWAMKEAG RIVER AT MATTAWAMKEAG
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 3:30 AM THIS MORNING THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET THIS IS AT RECORD
  STAGE.
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER HAS CRESTED AND IS FORECAST TO FALL TO BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING.
*IMPACTS...THE RIVER ROAD IN MATTAWAMKEAG IS FLOODED. LANCATER ROAD IS
  FLOODED IN KINMAN.

$$




Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
206 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...ICE JAM FLOOD THREAT CONTINUES FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
EASTERN MAINE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

MEZ001-002-005-006-011-015-181200-
/O.CON.KCAR.FA.A.0005.000000T0000Z-140418T1200Z/
/00000.0.IC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN
206 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL MAINE AND NORTHERN MAINE...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL MAINE...CENTRAL
  PENOBSCOT...NORTHERN PENOBSCOT AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT. IN
  NORTHERN MAINE...NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK...NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK AND
  SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK.

* UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING

* ICE WAS MOVING ON THE SAINT JOHN RIVER THROUGH MADAWASKA TOWARD
  GRAND ILSE. MUCH OF RIVER WAS OPEN OUTSIDE THIS ICE MOVEMENT ALL
  THE WAY DOWN INTO HAMLIN. THE ICE COULD BECOME LOCKED UP FOR A
  TIME NEAR GRAND ILSE WHICH WOULD LEAD TO WATER BACKING UP QUICKLY
  IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

* ELSEWHERE, RIVER AND STREAM LEVELS ARE STILL RUNNING VERY HIGH
  WITH THE MATTWAWMKEAG RIVER IN MATTAWAMKEAG OUT OF ITS BANKS AND
  FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THAT REGION. THE PENOBSCOT AND
  PISCATAQUIS RIVERS AS WELL AS THE STILLWATER RIVER ARE RECEDING
  AND BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

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.

&&

$$

HEWITT





Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
322 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

MEZ001-002-005-006-011-015-181930-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
322 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL MAINE AND
NORTHERN MAINE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND 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...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

   FLOOD WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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