Eastern Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Warning
Statement as of 7:35 PM EDT on September 02, 2014

The National Weather Service in Burlington has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... northwestern LaMoille County in northwest Vermont... northwestern Orleans County in northeast Vermont... Franklin County in northwest Vermont...

* until 1230 am EDT.

* At 730 PM EDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated heavy rainfall capable of producing flash flooding. Small creeks and streams will quickly leave their banks. Culverts and roadside ditches will be overwhelmed by water. Road washouts are possible... especially on back roads and unpaved surfaces.

* Locations in the warning include but are not limited to St. Albans.

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...8 0 2 8 6 3 4 2 7 9...or submitting a storm report at weather.Gov/Burlington.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay away from flood waters. Move to higher ground if you are threatened by flooding or are directed by emergency officials. Do not drive into areas where the water covers the roadway...the Road may be washed away beneath the water surface...and it only takes a few inches of flowing water to carry away your vehicle. Most flood deaths occur in automobiles...make the smart choice...turn around...dont drown.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring... and immediate action must be taken to protect life and property.

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