Sagadahoc

Statement as of 3:23 am EDT on October 23, 2014

Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch


... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 9 am this morning to
2 PM EDT this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in gray has issued a coastal Flood
Advisory... which is in effect from 9 am this morning to 2 PM EDT
this afternoon.

* Location... seacoast of New Hampshire as well as the Maine coast
south of Penobscot Bay.

* Coastal flooding... localized areas of minor coastal flooding
along with spashover is expected around the time of high tide
today.

* Timing... mainly between 10 am and 1 PM.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.




318 am EDT Thu Oct 23 2014

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

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... southern Carroll and Strafford.

* Through this evening

* occasional heavy rain is expected today. An additional 1 to 2
inches of rain is expected.

* The cumulative effect of heavy rain over the past few days and
today will cause rivers and streams to rise. Flooding of
streams and rivers is possible. Urban and poor drainage flooding
is expected. The rain will taper off later this afternoon and
evening.

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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