Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Caribou ME
803 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Southern Penobscot-Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Amherst,
Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Orland, Calais,
Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry, Princeton, Danforth, Vanceboro,
and Topsfield
803 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018


The Flood Watch for portions of Eastern Maine and Interior
DownEast Maine has expired.

Any additional rainfall this evening will be light and is not
expected to lead to flooding.


Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Somerset-
Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-
Central Piscataquis-Central Penobscot-Southern Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot, Baxter St Park,
Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin, Millinocket,
East Millinocket, Patten, Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman,
Smyrna Mills, Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Lincoln, Howland,
Springfield, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, and Guilford
803 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018


The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of East Central Maine, Far Northern Maine, North
  Central Maine, Northern Maine, and West Central Maine,
  including the following areas, in East Central Maine, Central
  Penobscot and Northern Penobscot. In Far Northern Maine,
  Northeast Aroostook and Northwest Aroostook. In North Central
  Maine, Central Piscataquis, Northern Piscataquis, and Southern
  Piscataquis. In Northern Maine, Southeast Aroostook. In West
  Central Maine, Northern Somerset.

* Through Saturday afternoon.

* The combination of recent rainfall and snowmelt will lead to a
  continuation of rises on the major rivers and smaller stream
  into the weekend.

* Some smaller streams and brooks could spill out of their banks
  tonight.  Culverts and ditches will fill up with the potential
  for some minor flooding of roads.


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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