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Flood Advisories for the Region

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Last updated: Saturday, December 14, 2019 4:45 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
127 PM EST Sat Dec 14 2019

...HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING OUT BUT POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING AND RIVER,
STREAM RISES PERSIST THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Heavy rain is moving out of the area, however rises are still
being observed on area streams and rivers with scattered reports
of high water. High water has been reported due to both poor
drainage and small streams coming out of their banks with mainly
minor impacts including water over roadways. This comes after
widespread rainfall of 2-3 inches with some locally higher amounts
near the coast. Rivers including the Swift and Suncook are
forecast to reach minor flood stage in some spots with flooding
currently observed on the Presumpscot at Westbrook.

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Interior York-Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-
Interior Waldo-Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-
Knox-Coastal Waldo-Southern Carroll-Merrimack-Belknap-Strafford-
Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of 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, Wakefield, Bridgewater,
Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, Moultonborough,
Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton, Loudon, Hooksett,
Laconia, Gilford, Meredith, Barrington, Rochester, Dover,
Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, Madbury, 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
127 PM EST Sat Dec 14 2019

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

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, and Sagadahoc. In New
Hampshire, Belknap, Coastal Rockingham, Eastern Hillsborough,
Interior Rockingham, Merrimack, Southern Carroll, Strafford,
and Western And Central Hillsborough.

* Until 7 PM EST this evening

* A period of heavy rain will lead to rises on area rivers.
Minor flooding is possible.

* Ponding of water may occur in urban and poor drainage areas
Saturday morning.

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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Coastal NH


Flood Warning
National Weather Service Gray ME
404 PM EST Sat Dec 14 2019

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
York ME-Androscoggin ME-Cumberland ME-Sagadahoc ME-Rockingham NH-
Strafford NH-
404 PM EST Sat Dec 14 2019

The National Weather Service in Gray Maine has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in...
Central York County in southwestern Maine...
Southeastern Androscoggin County in southwestern Maine...
Southeastern Cumberland County in southwestern Maine...
West central Sagadahoc County in south central Maine...
Southeastern Rockingham County in southern New Hampshire...
Southeastern Strafford County in central New Hampshire...

* Until 1000 PM EST.

* At 403 PM EST, the public reported flooding along and near the
southwest coast of Maine and along the Seacoast area of New
Hampshire.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Portland, Lewiston, South Portland, Biddeford, Portsmouth,
Brunswick, Westbrook, Hampton, Exeter, Kittery, Alfred, Topsham,
Sanford, Dover, Cumberland, Saco, Gorham, Somersworth, Falmouth and
Kennebunk.

This also includes...
Hampton Beach, York Beach, Ogunquit Beach, Wells Beach, and
Fortunes Rock Beach.
Peaks Island, Long Island, Cushing Island, Cousins Island, and
Great Diamond Island.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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MA


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1026 AM EST Sat Dec 14 2019

 

...The Flood Watch continues for the following rivers in
Massachusetts and Rhode Island...
Nashua River At East Pepperell affecting Middlesex and Worcester Counties
Pawtuxet River At Cranston affecting Kent and Providence Counties
Pawcatuck River At Wood River Junction affecting Washington County
Taunton River Near Bridgewater affecting Bristol and Plymouth
Counties
Wood River At Hope Valley affecting Washington County

Heavy rainfall and snowmelt will result in rises on rivers, with
minor flooding expected along several rivers, mainly in eastern
Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Crests are expected to occur beginning
later this afternoon and into Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...Observed river stages are courtesy of the U.S.
Geological Survey and other cooperating agencies. Please stay tuned
to NOAA Weather Radio or your local television or radio stations for
the latest information on this river flood event.

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1026 AM EST Sat Dec 14 2019

The Flood Watch continues for
The Nashua River At East Pepperell
* from Sunday evening to Monday afternoon.
* At 9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 4.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding is likely along the
river from East Pepperell downstream through Hollis.

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Upstate NY/Albany Area

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NYC/Long Island/Coastal CT

 

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