Coastal Hancock

Statement as of 3:32 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

Areal Flood Watch

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Maine... north central Maine and
southeast Maine... including the following areas... central and
southern Penobscot... central and southern
Piscataquis... Washington and Hancock.

* From Thursday morning through Friday morning

* a total of 3 to 5 inches of rain is expected to fall across the
watch area over the next couple of days. This could result in
possible small stream flooding. Minor flooding of poor drainage
or low- lying areas is also possible.

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.


Statement as of 3:31 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

Wind Advisory

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to noon
EDT Thursday...

* winds... northeast 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph...
especially along the immediate coast and higher terrain.

* Timing... tonight into Thursday morning.

* Impacts... low impact. Winds may cause minor damage to trees
and blow around loose objects. Older and weaker trees may be
blown down. Scattered power outages are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Secure loose objects. Be cautious if driving a high profile
vehicle. In case of power outages... make sure flashlights have
working batteries.


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