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Wind Advisory
Issued: 7:21 PM Feb. 28, 2024 – National Weather Service
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.

* WHERE...Portions of south central, southwest, west central, and
western Maine and central, northern, and southern New Hampshire.

* WHEN...Until 3 PM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Flood Watch
Issued: 7:19 PM Feb. 28, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by rain and/or snowmelt and/or ice jam
continues to be possible.

* WHERE...Portions of Maine, including the following areas,
Androscoggin, Central Somerset, Coastal Waldo, Interior Cumberland
Highlands, Interior Waldo, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Northern
Franklin, Northern Oxford, Sagadahoc, Southern Franklin, Southern
Oxford and Southern Somerset and northern New Hampshire, including
the following areas, Northern Carroll, Northern Grafton and
Southern Coos.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...The combined runoff from rain and snowmelt will cause
increasing flows on area streams and small rivers. The increased
flows will break up ice increasing the risk of ice jam flooding.
For coastal areas there is some potential for urban and low lying
areal flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor the latest forecast 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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