Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Caribou ME
1019 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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Southern Penobscot-Interior Hancock-Central Washington-
Coastal Hancock-Coastal 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, Ellsworth,
Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport, Machias, Cherryfield,
Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield
1019 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Coastal DownEast Maine, Eastern Maine, and
  Interior DownEast Maine, including the following areas, in
  Coastal DownEast Maine, Coastal Hancock and Coastal
  Washington. In Eastern Maine, Northern Washington. In Interior
  DownEast Maine, Central Washington, Interior Hancock, and
  Southern Penobscot.

* From 2 AM EDT Thursday through Thursday afternoon

* Heavy rain tonight with amounts up to 2 inches may result in
  rapid rises of small streams and some flooding of low lying
  areas.

* Motorists should be alert for flooded roads. Remember, turn
  around, don`t drown.

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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MEZ001>006-010-011-031-261030-
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/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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
1019 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

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.

* From 8 AM EDT Thursday through Saturday afternoon

* The combination of rain and snow melt is expected to result in
  rises on the main stem rivers through late week and into early
  this weekend. Some of the rivers may approach flood stage early
  this weekend. Minor flooding of small streams and low lying
  areas will also be possible through the end of the week. Rapid
  snowmelt in northern Aroostook County may produce localized flooding
  on roads.

* Motorists should be alert for flooded roads. Remember, turn
  around, don`t drown.

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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