Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Gray ME
1214 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers in Maine

  Kennebec River At Skowhegan affecting Somerset County


.The combination of rain and snowmelt out of the headwaters will
combine to push the Skowhegan to above flood stage this evening.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas, it is impossible to know if the
road is safe for travel. Turn around, dont drown!

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA weather radio...or
your favorite local media outlet.

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MEC025-270414-
/O.NEW.KGYX.FL.W.0007.180426T1936Z-180428T0420Z/
/SKOM1.1.ER.180426T1936Z.180427T0600Z.180427T2220Z.NO/
1214 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a

* Flood warning for
  the Kennebec River At Skowhegan
* From this afternoon until late Friday night.
* At 12PM Thursday the flow was 29854 cfs.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood flow is 35000 CFS.
* The river will continue rising to near 40340 cfs by after midnight
  tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 35000 feet...Flooding begins at campground in Skowhegan.


&&

LAT...LON 4480 6992 4480 6960 4453 6955 4454 6969
      4468 6968 4471 6992

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