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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:47 AM EDT on April 16, 2014

Expires 8:30 PM EDT on April 16, 2014


The Flood Warning continues for
the Kennebec river at Skowhegan.
* Until late Thursday night.
* At 10 am the flow was 61172 cfs.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood flow is 35000 cfs.
* The river will continue rising to near 72500 cfs this afternoon. The river
will fall below flood stage tomorrow evening.


Lat... Lon 4451 6958 4465 6945 4486 6972 4469 6982




1047 am EDT Wed Apr 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the sebasticook river at Pittsfield.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet. The river is expected to crest near 10.3 feet
Thursday evening. This is just an estimate as the river gage in not in
service at this time.


Lat... Lon 4461 6922 4473 6909 4495 6937 4480 6949




1047 am EDT Wed Apr 16 2014

... Flood Warning extended until this evening...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Sandy River at Mercer.
* From this afternoon until this evening.
* At 10 am the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage early this afternoon and continue to rise
to near 12.1 feet by mid afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
late this afternoon.


Lat... Lon 4452 7013 4445 7002 4471 6986 4480 6999




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:46 AM EDT on April 16, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 16, 2014


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

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... coastal
Hancock... coastal Washington... interior Hancock and northern
Washington. In west central Maine... northern Somerset.

* Through this evening

* reports of flooded roads continue as the mild temperatures and
heavy rainfall on Wednesday lead to rapid snowmelt with some
roads being closed and culverts being damaged.

* Ice had broken up and was moving on the rivers especially the
Saint John, Aroostook and Piscataquis rivers. An ice jam remains
on the Aroostook River at Fort Fairfield. All streams and rivers
continue rise steadily including the Mattawamkeag and Penobscot
rivers. Colder temperatures expected today into tonight will
slow the rising waters.

* Flooding can rapidly develop in the vicinity of ice jams.
Those with interests along rivers and streams should remain
alert for ice jams and possible flooding.

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 11:23 AM EDT on April 16, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... cwop
observers... Skywarn spotters... facebook fans... and media for these
reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at
weather.Gov/Caribou

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

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

Maine

... Aroostook County...
   Madawaska 3.0 954 am 4/16
   Houlton 2.5 908 am 4/16
   Lille 5 SSE 2.5 553 am 4/16
   Sherman 2.0 619 am 4/16
   Dyer Brook 2.0 900 am 4/16
   Houlton 1 S 1.5 704 am 4/16
   Caribou 1 SW 1.3 1101 am 4/16
   Lille 1.2 705 am 4/16 co-op observer
   Fort Kent - coop 1.0 735 am 4/16 co-op observer
   Island Falls 1.0 713 am 4/16
   Caribou 1 N 0.5 756 am 4/16
   Van Buren - coop 0.5 735 am 4/16 co-op observer

... Hancock County...
   Southwest Harbor 2 S 0.8 828 am 4/16

... Penobscot County...
   Corinna - coop 3.0 1025 am 4/16 co-op observer
   Levant 2.5 750 am 4/16 co-op observer
   Millinocket WWTP 1.0 630 am 4/16 co-op observer
   Bangor - cwo 1.0 819 am 4/16 co-op observer

... Piscataquis County...
   Dover-Foxcroft - coo 1.5 720 am 4/16 co-op observer
   Kingbury 2 SSE 1.5 643 am 4/16

... Washington County...
   Topsfield - coop 3.3 920 am 4/16 co-op observer
   Jonesboro 1 SW 1.5 940 am 4/16
   Eastport 1.2 1100 am 4/16
   East Machias 4 E 1.0 934 am 4/16


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

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

Maine

... Aroostook County...
   New Sweden 5 NNW 1.5 630 am 4/16
   Littleton 1 SW 1.1 700 am 4/16

... Hancock County...
   Southwest Harbor 3 S 0.8 830 am 4/16
   Mariaville 1 ESE 0.5 800 am 4/16

... Penobscot County...
   Newport 3 ESE 2.0 700 am 4/16


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