Northwest Aroostook Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:49 PM EST on December 24, 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM EST this evening through Friday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

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

* From 7 PM EST this evening through Friday morning

* localized ice jam flooding along rivers and streams.

* Above freezing temperatures...rainfall...and melting snow will help to get rivers flowing over northern Maine. Localized flooding from ice jams is possible along rivers and streams.

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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