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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:19 PM EDT Apr. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:19 PM EDT Apr. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.