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Maine, Northwest Aroostook

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 5:14 AM EDT on April 17, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EDT on April 17, 2014


... The Flood Warning remains in effect until 700 am EDT for urban
areas and small streams in Aroostook County...

At 504 am EDT... a number roads in the warning area remain closed due
to high water. Water levels on all streams in rivers in central and
eastern Aroostook County are receding.

The Saint John river at Fort Kent and further downstream into Van
Buren continues to slowly rise due to ice moving through the river.
Ice still remains south of Van Buren down to Hamlin, but there is
open water. River levels are expected to fluctuate today with some
melting due to warmer temperatures.

Below is a list of the latest Road closures:

In fort fairfield:
-Riverside Avenue
-Grimes Road
-Strickland Road

In washburn:
-Annis Road

In houlton:
-rt 2 by Porter settlement Road

In mapleton:
-Pulcifer Road

St Agatha
-Flat Mountain Road near chasse Road

Presque isle:
-Henderson Road

Limestone
-Grand Falls Road

Island falls
-rt 2/Dyer Brook

Blaine
-Robinson Road bridge

Limestone
-Grand Falls Road

Please remember... you should never cross a flooded Road. Obey all
Road closure signs and do not drive around or move barricades.
Persons are urged to stay away from all ice jams and flooded rivers
and streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 4743 6903 4726 6904 4719 6890 4725 6862
      4730 6858 4730 6840 4737 6836 4737 6823
      4706 6778 4591 6774 4588 6779 4582 6775
      4570 6780 4559 6840 4640 6842 4640 6878
      4660 6880 4659 7003 4670 7001 4747 6923


Hewitt



Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:42 AM EDT on April 17, 2014

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on April 17, 2014


... Flood Watch remains in effect until 3 PM EDT this afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Maine... north central Maine...
northern Maine... southeast Maine and west central Maine...
including the following areas... in east central Maine...
central Penobscot... northern Penobscot and southern Penobscot.
In north central Maine... central Piscataquis... northern
Piscataquis and southern Piscataquis. In northern Maine...
northeast Aroostook... Northwest Aroostook and southeast
Aroostook. In southeast Maine... central Washington... coastal
Hancock... coastal Washington... interior Hancock and northern
Washington. In west central Maine... northern Somerset.

* Until 3 PM EDT this afternoon

* much colder and drier air has helped slow runoff and improve
conditions across the region. Many roads however remain closed
due to flooding.

* Ice continues to move on the Saint John river with much of river
now showing open water. There is still solid ice south of Van
Buren to Hamlin with some open water. At this time, river levels
continue to rise slowly. The Aroostook and Piscataquis rivers
are open with some ice flowing through and river levels running
high but now are receding.

* The Mattawamkeag and Penobscot rivers are still rising but
showing signs of slowing down due to the colder temperatures.

* The threat of flooding continues and flooding can rapidly
develop in the vicinity of ice jams. Those with interests along
rivers and streams should remain alert for ice jams and possible
flooding.

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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