Northern Oxford Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:15 PM EDT on April 21, 2015

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday morning...

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... northern Grafton... southern Carroll... southern
Coos... southern Grafton... Strafford and Sullivan.

* Through Wednesday morning

* although the majority of the showers and thunderstorms have
ended across the area... flooding continues on area rivers and
streams. A frontal system produced between 1.5 and 3 inches of
rain across a large area... with locally higher amounts. The
heaviest rainfall occured this morning... but runoff and
additional snowmelt will keep the threat for flooding going
through at least tonight.

* Several rivers have already risen above flood stage. Rivers may
continue to rise across the area and are expected to crest
Wednesday morning.

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.





Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:03 PM EDT on April 21, 2015

... Public information statement...

The National Weather Service in Gray Maine has taken over as the
servicing office for the pack monadnock radio in Peterborough New
Hampshire. This was done as part of the change in service area for
southwest New Hampshire... which was taken over by the National
Weather Service in gray in December of 2014 from the National
Weather Service office in Taunton Massachusetts.


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