Southwestern St. Lawrence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 8:07 PM EDT on April 15, 2014

The National Weather Service in Burlington has extended the

* Flood Warning for... St. Lawrence County in northern New York

* until 245 PM EDT Wednesday

* at 805 PM EDT rain has changed to snow. However...water from prior rainfall will continue to run off...and rivers across Saint Lawrence County will continue to flood overnight. Saint Lawrence County officials report widespread Road closures and ongoing flood protection measures. Citizens along the Oswegatchie...grass...St. Regis...Brasher and raquette rivers should monitor river conditions through the night.

Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Canton... Massena...Ogdensburg...Brasher...and Potsdam.

If you encounter flooding...seek higher ground immediately. When you can do so safely please report any flooding to the National Weather Service by calling toll free...1 800 8 6 3 4 2 7 9...or by submitting a storm report at weather.Gov/Burlington.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not go on...in...or near rivers and streams. The high water levels and fast flows can create deadly consequences for persons who venture too close and become caught in floodwaters by accident...or intentionally try to swim or boat on flooded waterways. When you put yourself in harms way the life you risk is not only your own...you also risk the lives of Rescue personnel.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.

Lat...Lon 4460 7564 4485 7529 4501 7475 4496 7473 4495 7464 4410 7453 4405 7506 4440 7583

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 4:36 AM EDT on April 16, 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of northern New York and Vermont.

* Through this evening.

* The threat of snowmelt and heavy rain which contributed to flooding across the area on Tuesday has come to an end. However...many rivers and streams remain above flood stage and will continue to remain above flood stage through this evening.

* Expect field and Road flooding to continue throughout the day. Watch for closed roads and obey any Road signs near flooded areas. A few people had to be rescued on Tuesday attempting to drive through high water. Turn around...don't drown.

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. Never travel through flooded roadways. Turn around...don't drown.

Record Report
Statement as of 01:29 am EDT on April 16, 2014

...Record daily maximum rainfall set at St. Johnsbury VT...

a record rainfall of 1.63 inches was set at St. Johnsbury VT yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.83 set in 1909.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:42 am EDT on April 16, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 12 hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Highway departments...cooperative and cocorahs observers...Skywarn spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/Burlington

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

Vermont

...Addison County... Salisbury 5.4 638 am 4/16 public Leicester 3.0 121 am 4/16 public Weybridge 1.5 640 am 4/16 public

...Caledonia County... 4 WSW Groton 1.5 600 am 4/16 cocorahs

...Chittenden County... 1 W Milton 3.5 637 am 4/16 NWS employee 1 NE south burlingto 2.8 637 am 4/16 NWS office

...Essex County... Gilman 2.5 600 am 4/16 co-op observer

...Franklin County... 1 WNW Enosburg Falls 8.0 400 am 4/16 co-op observer East Enosburg 5.0 639 am 4/16 public

...LaMoille County... 1 NW South Cambridge 5.5 1253 am 4/16 700 ft elev Jeffersonville 5.5 641 am 4/16 trained spotter 1 S Moscow 3.0 1249 am 4/16 trained spotter Stowe 3.0 638 am 4/16 Stowe Village

...Orange County... 3 SW Braintree 1.5 545 am 4/16 cocorahs

...Washington County... Duxbury 4.0 119 am 4/16 1200 ft elevation

**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

Vermont

...Caledonia County... 4 WSW Groton 1.5 600 am 4/16 cocorahs

...Essex County... Gilman 2.5 600 am 4/16 co-op observer

...Franklin County... 1 WNW Enosburg Falls 8.0 400 am 4/16 co-op observer

...Orange County... 3 SW Braintree 1.5 545 am 4/16 cocorahs