Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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WGUS81 KBOX 260951
FLSBOX
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
551 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Connecticut...
  Connecticut River At Hartford affecting Hartford and Middlesex
  Counties
  Connecticut River At Middle Haddam affecting Middlesex County

The Connecticut river at Hartford and Middle Haddam remain in minor
flood but will continue to slowly recede.

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.



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CTC003-007-270950-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HFDC3.1.ER.190416T0743Z.190424T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
551 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Connecticut River At Hartford.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:30 AM Friday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 16.7 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Flooding of low lying areas below Hartford
  is expected, especially in areas that are outside of levee
  protection. Flooding also affects low lying areas upstream of
  Hartford, including a portion of Windsor where the Farmington River
  empties into the Connecticut River. Further downstream flooding
  closes most of Meadow Road, Route 17A, in Portland. Flooding
  impacts the Middletown Marina and Meadow Farms. In Cromwell,
  portions of River Road will be closed. Flooding continues along the
  river through Essex.

&&

LAT...LON 4163 7270 4180 7273 4180 7259 4164 7258
      4163 7263 4164 7263

$$

CTC007-270950-
/O.CON.KBOX.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MHDC3.1.ER.190416T1512Z.190424T2320Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
551 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Connecticut River At Middle Haddam.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  4:55 AM Friday the stage was 9.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.5 feet by this
  morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 9.5 feet...Flooding closes most of Meadow Road, Route
  17A, in the Gildersleeve section of Portland. Flooding impacts the
  Middletown Marina and Meadow Farms. In Cromwell, portions of River
  Road will be closed. In Rocky Hill, parts of Meadow Road will be
  impassable for a time. Flooding continues along the river southward
  through Essex.

&&

LAT...LON 4164 7269 4164 7258 4129 7225 4126 7239
      4141 7251 4156 7270

$$



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