Coastal Rockingham

Statement as of 3:07 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Statement


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

* Heavy rain is expected into Thursday. Total rainfall amounts of
2 to 4 inches are expected with amounts in excess of 5 inches
possible.

* The cumulative effect of heavy rain over the next few days
will cause rivers and streams to rise. Flooding along streams
and rivers is 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.



Schwibs


305 PM EDT Wed Oct 22 2014

... Minor coastal flooding and beach erosion is possible late this
evening...

* location... .seacoast New Hampshire as well as the southwest coast
of Maine.

* Coastal flooding... some minor coastal flooding is possible
because of splashover from 10 to 15 foot seas.

* Timing... about an hour either side of the 11 PM high tide
tonight.

* Impacts... some minor coastal flooding because of splashover and
beach erosion is possible late this evening.


Schwibs



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