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Flood Advisories for the Region

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Last updated: Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:24 AM

Flood/Flash Flood Warnings
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New Hampshire and Maine


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Gray ME
338 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

...The flood threat will continues across Maine and New

.Rain will continue early this morning. One and a half to three
inches of total rainfall is expected across the region with the
highest amounts across the high terrain across central New
Hampshire and adjacent areas of western Maine as well as the
midcoast region of Maine. At the same time, very warm temperatures
will continue through mid morning to the south, leading to
considerable snowmelt and runoff.

The combination of these two factors will lead to rapid river
rises and potential for ice jams. Any ice jams could produce rapid
rises in river levels. Urban and poor drainage flooding is also
possible as well, especially in areas where remaining snow banks
pool water along streets.

Colder and drier air will enter the region from north to south
this morning, gradually easing the threat for flooding.

Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-Interior York-
Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-
Coastal Waldo-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-Southern Grafton-
Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-Strafford-Cheshire-
Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of 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, Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford,
Goodwins Mills, Buxton, Limington, Berwick, 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,
Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Kittery, 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, Bethlehem, Lincoln,
Littleton, Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, Woodstock,
North Conway, Albany, Conway, Chatham, Crawford Notch, 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,
Barrington, Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham,
Madbury, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, Jaffrey,
Manchester, Pelham, Nashua, Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Exeter, Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye,
Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Seabrook, Amherst,
Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon, and Weare
338 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018


The Flood Watch continues for

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

* Until noon EST today

* A combination of heavy rainfall, snow melt and potential ice
jams may cause flooding on rivers and streams as well as in
urban and poor drainage areas. Rainfall amounts 1.5 to 3
inches are expected. The heaviest rainfall is expected to
occur through tonight.

* Rivers and streams could see locally fast and significant
rises in vicinity of any ice jams. Urban and poor drainage
flooding may occur.


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.

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Gray ME
817 AM EST SAT JAN 13 2018

Hillsborough NH-
817 AM EST SAT JAN 13 2018

The National Weather Service in Gray Maine has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
An Ice Jam in...
Central Hillsborough County in southern New Hampshire...

* Until 215 PM EST

* At 815 AM EST, ice jams continued along the Contoocook River at
Peterborough. There will be large fluctuations in water levels
today. People living in flood prone areas near the river should
remain alert for rapidly rising water.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Nashua, Merrimack, Bedford, Milford, Amherst, Hollis, Peterborough,
New Boston, Antrim, Mont Vernon, Greenfield, Lyndeborough,
Francestown, Bennington, Mount Vernon, Wilton, Temple, Deering,
Brookline and Greenville.







Flood Watch
National Weather Service Taunton MA
350 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

Hartford CT-Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Franklin MA-
Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-Central Middlesex MA-
Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-Western Hampshire MA-
Western Hampden MA-Eastern Hampshire MA-Eastern Hampden MA-
Southern Worcester MA-Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-
Western Plymouth MA-Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-
Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-
Northern Middlesex MA-Northwest Providence RI-
Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-
Bristol RI-Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Union, Vernon,
Putnam, Willimantic, Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre,
Fitchburg, Framingham, Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester,
Chesterfield, Blandford, Amherst, Northampton, Springfield,
Milford, Worcester, Foxborough, Norwood, Cambridge, Boston,
Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Fall River, New Bedford,
Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven,
Nantucket, Ayer, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry,
West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol,
Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham
350 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018


The Flood Watch continues for

* All of Southern New England

* Until 1 PM EST this afternoon

* Heavy rain early this morning will continue to result in
significant urban street flooding...especially across eastern
Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We also continue to watch for
the potential for isolated ice jam river flooding.

* The heavy rain will come to an end by mid morning...but will
need to watch for the potential of some minor river flooding on
our slower responding mainstem rivers over the next 12 to 24


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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