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Coastal Flood Warning

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED TONIGHT...

.THE COMBINATION OF HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND A STRENGTHENING
ONSHORE WIND WILL RAISE TIDE LEVELS IN THE GULF OF MAINE TONIGHT.
STORM SURGE FLOODING IS LIKELY TONIGHT...WITH A HIGH TIDE OF
11.4 FEET MLLW AT PORTLAND COMBINED WITH AN EXPECTED 1 TO 2 FT
STORM SURGE.

MEZ023-024-NHZ014-210700-
/O.CON.KGYX.CF.W.0003.150421T0300Z-150421T0700Z/
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
905 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...COASTAL NEW HAMPSHIRE AND SOUTHERN COASTAL MAINE.

* COASTAL FLOODING...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. BEACHES WILL
  SEE EROSION AND OVERWASH AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE TONIGHT AT PORTLAND IS AROUND 121 AM
  TUESDAY. HIGH WATER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AN HOUR OR TWO ON
  EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE COAST IS
  POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1035 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

MEZ023-024-NHZ014-220245-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
1035 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MAINE AND
SOUTHEASTERN 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.
   COASTAL FLOOD WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

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.

$$



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
902 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...HEAVY RAIN AND SNOWMELT MAY CAUSE FLOODING TONIGHT...

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-NHZ002>010-013-014-210915-
/O.CON.KGYX.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150422T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...FARMINGTON...
WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...SANFORD...BERWICK...
NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON...AUBURN...
LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY...
BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...KITTERY...PORTLAND...
SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...
WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE...BERLIN...LANCASTER...LITTLETON...NORTH CONWAY...
LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...
NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...
ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
902 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WESTERN MAINE...ANDROSCOGGIN...CENTRAL
  SOMERSET...COASTAL CUMBERLAND...COASTAL WALDO...COASTAL YORK...
   INTERIOR CUMBERLAND...INTERIOR WALDO...INTERIOR YORK...
  KENNEBEC...KNOX...LINCOLN...NORTHERN FRANKLIN...NORTHERN
  OXFORD...SAGADAHOC...SOUTHERN FRANKLIN...SOUTHERN OXFORD AND
  SOUTHERN SOMERSET. IN NEW HAMPSHIRE...BELKNAP...COASTAL
  ROCKINGHAM...INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM...MERRIMACK...NORTHERN
  CARROLL...NORTHERN GRAFTON...SOUTHERN CARROLL...SOUTHERN
  COOS...SOUTHERN GRAFTON...STRAFFORD AND SULLIVAN.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST AND MOVE
  NORTHEAST INTO THE GULF OF MAINE TUESDAY. THIS LOW MAY PRODUCE
  UP TO 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL SHOULD
  OCCUR TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY...BUT RUNOFF AND ADDITIONAL
  SNOWMELT WILL KEEP THE THREAT FOR FLOODING GOING THROUGH AT
  LEAST TUESDAY NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ON THE
  COASTAL PLAIN...AS WELL AS THE EAST SLOPES OF THE WHITE
  MOUNTAINS NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE MAINE FOOTHILLS.

* RIVERS ARE ALREADY GRADUALLY ON THE RISE FROM SNOWMELT OVER
  THE PAST FEW WEEKS. 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES OF RAINFALL WILL ALLOW
  SOME RIVERS TO RISE TO BANKFULL AND EVEN OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS.
  URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING IS ALSO EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY
  TONIGHT AND THE MORNING HOURS ON TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$



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