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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1144 AM EDT Sun Apr 21 2019

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

The combination of recent rainfall and snow melt across the upper
reaches of the Connecticut River basin have caused the lower
Connecticut River to go into flood.


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.


1144 AM EDT Sun Apr 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Connecticut River At Hartford.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:30 AM Sunday the stage was 18.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.4 feet by
  Wednesday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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 17 A, 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


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