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Flood Advisories for the Region

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Last updated: Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:09 AM

Flash Flood/Coastal Flood Watches/Flood Watches and Warnings
(Scroll down to see ALL of the Flood Advisories)

New Hampshire and Maine


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Gray ME
255 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...RAINFALL AND SNOWMELT MAY LEAD TO RIVER FLOODING THIS WEEKEND...

The combination of heavy rainfall and warm temperatures will
cause rapid snowmelt and bring many rivers to flood stage this
weekend. Minor flooding is likely and moderate flooding at a few
locations is possible.

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Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-
Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-Coastal Waldo-
Northern Coos-Southern Coos-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-
Southern Grafton-Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-
Cheshire-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc,
Rangeley, Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, New Portland, Brassua,
Long Pond, Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman,
Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover, Locke Mills, Milton, Newry,
Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford, Farmington, New Sharon,
New Vineyard, Temple, Wilton, Chesterville, Jay, Athens,
Cornville, Skowhegan, Palmyra, Pittsfield, Embden, Madison,
New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham, Bridgton, Greene,
Lewiston, Sabattus, Wales, Minot, Turner, Auburn,
Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney, Windsor, Vassalboro,
Waterville, China, Palermo, Brooks, Jackson, Knox, Liberty,
Montville, Morrill, Waldo, Winterport, Unity, Portland,
Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Brunswick,
Arrowsic, Bath, Phippsburg, Bowdoinham, Topsham, Bowdoin,
Whitefield, Dresden, Alna, Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta,
Newcastle, Boothbay Harbor, Wiscasset, Waldoboro, Owls Head,
Rockland, Appleton, Camden, Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast,
Northport, Searsmont, Lincolnville, Errol, Millsfield, Colebrook,
Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond, Lancaster, Bethlehem, Lincoln,
Littleton, Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, Woodstock,
North Conway, Albany, Conway, Chatham, Crawford Notch, Lebanon,
Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth, Holderness, Plymouth, Rumney,
Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro,
Wolfeboro, Moultonborough, Claremont, Cornish, Croydon, Goshen,
Grantham, Lempster, Newport, Charlestown, Boscawen, Canterbury,
Concord, Dunbarton, Loudon, Hooksett, Laconia, Gilford, Meredith,
Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, and Jaffrey
255 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Maine and New Hampshire, including the following
areas, in Maine, Androscoggin, Central Somerset, Coastal
Cumberland, Coastal Waldo, Interior Cumberland, Interior
Waldo, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Northern Franklin, Northern
Oxford, Sagadahoc, Southern Franklin, Southern Oxford, and
Southern Somerset. In New Hampshire, Belknap, Cheshire,
Merrimack, Northern Carroll, Northern Coos, Northern Grafton,
Southern Carroll, Southern Coos, Southern Grafton, and
Sullivan.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through Sunday afternoon

* Heavy rainfall and rapid snowmelt will likely lead to minor or
moderate river flooding this weekend. A few locations on the
Connecticut River, as well as the Pemigewasset at Plymouth and
the Androscoggin River at Rumford could approach major flood
levels, but confidence on that remains low at this time.

 

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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MA


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
408 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

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Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Franklin MA-
Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Western Hampshire MA-
Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA-
Southern Worcester MA-
Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon,
Putnam, Willimantic, Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre,
Fitchburg, Chesterfield, Blandford, Amherst, Northampton,
Springfield, Milford, and Worcester
408 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northern Connecticut and Massachusetts, including
the following areas, in northern Connecticut, Hartford,
Tolland, and Windham. In Massachusetts, Franklin, Hampden,
Hampshire, and Worcester.

* Through this evening

* Widespread showers with locally heavy rainfall continue today
before gradually shifting to eastern New Eng this afternoon and
evening.

* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with locally higher amounts
are possible. This may result in urban and poor drainage
flooding.

* In addition, the heavy rainfall will exacerbate or renew
mainstem river flooding along the Connecticut River. It may also
contribute to sharp rises for a few smaller streams within the
watch area.

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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Upstate NY/Albany Area


Flash Flood Watch
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Albany NY
421 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

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/O.CON.KALY.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-190420T1800Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Eastern Rensselaer-Western Greene-Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-
Eastern Columbia-Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-
Eastern Dutchess-
Including the cities of Berlin, Eagle Bridge, Hoosick Falls,
Stephentown, Hunter, Tannersville, Windham, Prattsville,
Catskill, Coxsackie, Athens, Cairo, Jefferson Heights, Hudson,
New Lebanon, Ellenville, Woodstock, West Hurley, West Shokan,
Kerhonkson, Napanoch, Sundown, Kingston, New Paltz, Poughkeepsie,
Beacon, Arlington, Pawling, Wingdale, Dover Plains, Millbrook,
Stanfordville, Pine Plains, and Amenia
421 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* The eastern Catskills, Mid Hudson Valley, and Taconics in
eastern New York.

* Until 2 PM EDT this afternoon

* Showers with localized areas of heavy rain and isolated
thunderstorms will move into the watch area this morning. Some
of the rainfall may be heavy enough to cause flash flooding
along rivers, streams, and low lying poor drainage areas.

* Those with interests in low-lying or flood prone areas should
continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


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NYC/Long Island/Coastal CT

Flash Flood Watch
Flood Watch
National Weather Service New York NY
335 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TODAY...

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-Northern New London-
Southern New Haven-Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-
Northwestern Suffolk-Northeastern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-
Southeastern Suffolk-
335 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southern Connecticut and southeast New York,
including the following areas, in southern Connecticut,
Northern Middlesex, Northern New Haven, Northern New London,
Southern Middlesex, Southern New Haven, and Southern New
London. In southeast New York, Northeastern Suffolk,
Northwestern Suffolk, Southeastern Suffolk, and Southwestern
Suffolk.

* Through this evening

* Periods of heavy rain can be expected today. Total rainfall
amounts will be around 1 inch with locally higher amounts
possible. Excessive runoff will be possible which would lead to
flooding of urban and poor drainage areas. In addition, smaller
rivers and streams could overflow their banks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

 

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