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Flood Advisories for the Region

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Last updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019 6:51 PM

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
236 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

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

The combination of heavy rainfall and warm temperatures causing
rapid snowmelt will bring many rivers to bankfull this weekend.
The potential exists for some rivers to reach minor or even
moderate flood levels.

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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
236 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY 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 Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon.

* Heavy rainfall and rapid snowmelt may lead to minor or moderate
river flooding this weekend.

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
411 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 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
411 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...FLOOD WATCH FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Flood Watch for northern Connecticut, as well as western and
central Massachusetts.

* From late Friday night through Saturday evening.

* Widespread rain with embedded heavier showers is expected to
develop late Friday night continuing through Saturday evening.

* The longevity of the rainfall, possibly heavy at times, with
amounts forecast around 1 to 2 inches poses the threat for
urban and poor drainage flooding.

* In addition, forecast rainfall will also exacerbate mainstem
river flooding along the Connecticut River. It may also
contribute to a few smaller streams throughout the watch area to
reach minor flooding.

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

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
404 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

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Schoharie-Western Schenectady-Eastern Schenectady-
Southern Saratoga-Western Albany-Eastern Albany-
Western Rensselaer-Eastern Rensselaer-Western Greene-
Eastern Greene-Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia-Western Ulster-
Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess-
Including the cities of Cobleskill, Breakabeen, Gilboa,
Livingstonville, Middleburgh, North Blenheim, Jefferson,
Mariaville, Delanson, Duanesburg, Schenectady, Rotterdam,
Burnt Hills, Ballston Spa, Mechanicville, Clifton Park,
Waterford, Westerlo, Altamont, Berne, Knox, Preston Hollow,
Albany, Troy, 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
404 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of east central New York,
including the following areas, Eastern Albany, Eastern
Columbia, Eastern Dutchess, Eastern Greene, Eastern
Rensselaer, Eastern Schenectady, Eastern Ulster, Schoharie,
Southern Saratoga, Western Albany, Western Columbia, Western
Dutchess, Western Greene, Western Rensselaer, Western
Schenectady, and Western Ulster.

* From Friday evening through Saturday afternoon

* Showers with localized areas of heavy rain and isolated
thunderstorms will develop across the watch area Friday
evening, continuing into Saturday morning. Some of the rainfall
may be heavy enough to cause flooding in 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.


===================================

NYC/Long Island/Coastal CT

Flash Flood Watch
Flood Watch
National Weather Service New York NY
410 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...

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Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-Northern New London-
Southern New Haven-Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-
Northwestern Suffolk-Northeastern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-
Southeastern Suffolk-
410 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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.

* From late Friday night through Saturday evening.

* A slow moving frontal system will approach the region early
Saturday. Heavy rain will become likely early Saturday and last
through Saturday afternoon. Total rainfall amounts will be in
the 1.5 to 2 inch range 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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