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Maine, Interior York

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:19 PM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 22, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect from Monday evening through
Wednesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of western Maine and New Hampshire... including the
following areas... in western Maine... Androscoggin... Central
Somerset... coastal Cumberland... coastal Waldo... coastal York...
   interior Cumberland... interior Waldo... interior York...
Kennebec... Knox... Lincoln... northern Franklin... northern
Oxford... Sagadahoc... southern Franklin... southern Oxford and
southern Somerset. In New Hampshire... Belknap... coastal
Rockingham... interior Rockingham... Merrimack... northern
Carroll... northern Grafton... southern Carroll... southern
Coos... southern Grafton... Strafford and Sullivan.

* From Monday evening through Wednesday morning

* low pressure will develop off the mid Atlantic coast on Monday
and move northeastward into the Gulf of Maine Tuesday. This low
will produce anywhere between 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain across
much of the area... with locally higher amounts possible. The
heaviest rainfall should occur Monday night into early
Tuesday... but runoff and additional snowmelt will keep the
threat for flooding going through at least Tuesday night. The
heaviest rainfall is expected on the coastal plain as well as
the east slopes of the White Mountains northeastward into the
Maine foothills.

* Rivers are already gradually on the rise from snowmelt over the
past few weeks. 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rainfall will allow some
rivers to rise to bankfull and even overflow their banks. Urban
and poor drainage flooding is also expected... especially Monday
night and the morning hours on Tuesday.

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement
District of Columbia - Areal Flood Watch
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Kansas - Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Weather Statement
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Maine - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Ohio - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Weather Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Frost Advisory
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory
Rhode Island - Coastal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Wind Advisory
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Areal Flood Watch
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch
- Small Craft Advisory
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