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877 NOUS41 KGYX 161057 PNSGYX PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 657 AM EDT FRI MAR 16 2018 The National Weather Service has declared the week of March 12th through 16th Flood Awareness Week in Maine and New Hampshire, as well as in the remainder of New England. ...KEEPING INFORMED ABOUT FLOODING AND THE FLOOD POTENTIAL... Flooding is the top storm-related killer in the United States. If you live in or travel through a flood prone area, you should keep abreast of the latest hydrological conditions in your area. The National Weather Service and other federal and state agencies provide a wealth of information online concerning the flood potential and any flooding. Below are some of the sites where you can obtain information on the web. Latest weather forecast, watch, and warning information: River information, including latest stages and graphs of forecast river levels, can be obtained from the National Weather Service`s Advanced Hydrological Prediction System by accessing the following web sites and clicking on the river forecast point of interest. Current snow and water equivalent information can be obtained through the Northeast River Forecast Center and through the Maine Emergency Management web sites. Flood safety and additional information is available on the Weather Service Office sites listed above and on the following web sites. Always remember, if you encounter a flooded roadway, TURN AROUND, DON`T DROWN! For additional information, call your local National Weather Service Office. $$ JENSENIUS/HAWLEY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY, MAINE NNNN is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.