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Kennebec County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday June 27th, 2013 :: 02:09 p.m. EDT

Advisory

THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FLOODING AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY ACROSS MUCH OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND MAINE

NWS Gray: Flash flood watch - Thu, Jun 27, 3:23 am
06/27/2013 04:23 AM EDT

FFAGYX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
322 AM EDT THU JUN 27 2013

...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FLOODING AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING
OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY ACROSS MUCH OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN
MAINE...

.A FRONT WILL REMAINED STALLED TO OUR SOUTH AND WEST TODAY. IT
WILL RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT AND FRIDAY AS LOW
PRESSURE PASSES TO OUR WEST. WARM AND HUMID AIR RIDING UP AND OVER
THE SURFACE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL OVERNIGHT
INTO FRIDAY ACROSS OUR AREA. RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3 INCHES IS
EXPECTED TO PUSH MANY SMALLER RIVERS AND STREAMS TO NEAR BANKFULL
BY FRIDAY. IN ADDITION...EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL
PRODUCE LOCALLY HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.


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NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-
NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-
MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...FARMINGTON...
WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...SANFORD...BERWICK...
NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON-AUBURN...
LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY...
BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...KITTERY...PORTLAND...
SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...
WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER...LITTLETON...
NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...
OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...
HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...
DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
322 AM EDT THU JUN 27 2013

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH 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...NORTHERN COOS...NORTHERN
GRAFTON...SOUTHERN CARROLL...SOUTHERN COOS...SOUTHERN
GRAFTON...STRAFFORD AND SULLIVAN.

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF A WARM FRONT WILL
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY
LEADING TO SHARP RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS.

* EXPECT SHARP RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS TO NEAR BANKFULL
OVERNIGHT INTO THE DAY ON FRIDAY. EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
LOCALIZED FLASH 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 QUICK ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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