... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...
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... interior
Hancock and northern Washington. In west central Maine...
* Through Sunday morning
* rainfall of 1.5 to 3.5 inches has been observed across the area
during the past several days with locally higher amounts.
Additional rainfall of up to one inch is possible overnight into
Sunday... with the highest amounts across the hilly upslope areas
of central and northern Maine.
* The ground is already saturated in many areas... and the
additional heavy rainfall may cause smaller streams and creeks
to overflow their banks. Ponding of water is also expected on
roadways... and standing water is expected in low spots. Any
culverts that are plugged with debris may also flood. Main
Stem rivers are expected to see significant rises... but are
not expected to flood at this time.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.