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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:19 PM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 22, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect from Monday evening through
Wednesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of western Maine and New Hampshire... including the
following areas... in western Maine... Androscoggin... Central
Somerset... coastal Cumberland... coastal Waldo... coastal York...
   interior Cumberland... interior Waldo... interior York...
Kennebec... Knox... Lincoln... northern Franklin... northern
Oxford... Sagadahoc... southern Franklin... southern Oxford and
southern Somerset. In New Hampshire... Belknap... coastal
Rockingham... interior Rockingham... Merrimack... northern
Carroll... northern Grafton... southern Carroll... southern
Coos... southern Grafton... Strafford and Sullivan.

* From Monday evening through Wednesday morning

* low pressure will develop off the mid Atlantic coast on Monday
and move northeastward into the Gulf of Maine Tuesday. This low
will produce anywhere between 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain across
much of the area... with locally higher amounts possible. The
heaviest rainfall should occur Monday night into early
Tuesday... but runoff and additional snowmelt will keep the
threat for flooding going through at least Tuesday night. The
heaviest rainfall is expected on the coastal plain as well as
the east slopes of the White Mountains northeastward into the
Maine foothills.

* Rivers are already gradually on the rise from snowmelt over the
past few weeks. 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rainfall will allow some
rivers to rise to bankfull and even overflow their banks. Urban
and poor drainage flooding is also expected... especially Monday
night and the morning hours on Tuesday.

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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