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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:28 AM EDT on October 23, 2014

Expires 5:15 PM EDT on October 23, 2014


The National Weather Service in Gray Maine has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
central Sullivan County in central New Hampshire...
western Merrimack County in central New Hampshire...

* until 515 PM EDT

* at 1122 am EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will
cause flooding. Over 3 inches of rain has fallen in portions of
the warning area with more rain anticipated over the next several
hours. Smaller rivers and streams are expected to rise above flood
stage this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Franklin... Henniker... New London... Hopkinton... Bradford...
Danbury... Warner... Mount Sunapee State Park... Newport... John Hay
National wildlife Refuge... Wadleigh State Park... Grafton...
Boscawen... Grantham... Andover... Lempster... hill... Acworth... Goshen
and Croydon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... highways and underpasses in urban areas.
Additionally... country roads and farmlands along the banks of
creeks... streams and other low lying areas are subject to flooding.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:39 PM EDT on October 23, 2014


... Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

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... southern Carroll and Strafford.

* Until midnight EDT tonight.

* Occasional heavy rain is expected through this evening. An
additional 1 to as much as 2 inches of rain is expected.

* The cumulative effect of heavy rain over the past few days and
this evening will cause rivers and streams to rise. Flooding of
streams and small rivers is possible. Urban and poor drainage
flooding is expected. The heavier rain will taper off by late
evening.

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.



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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:59 PM EDT on October 23, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 73
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/gray

********************storm total rainfall********************

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

Maine

... Androscoggin County...
   1 SW North Turner 1.39 645 am 10/23
   5 NNW Greene 1.23 700 am 10/23
   1 NNE Auburn 0.82 600 am 10/23

... Cumberland County...
   2 S Gorham 3.30 1047 am 10/23
   3 WNW Portland 2.85 1042 am 10/23
   3 N Westbrook 2.52 700 am 10/23
   2 SW South Portland 2.49 700 am 10/23
   6 WNW Portland 2.36 800 am 10/23
   1 WSW Gorham 2.30 700 am 10/23
   1 SSE Gorham 2.25 630 am 10/23
   NNW West Falmouth 2.03 700 am 10/23
   1 E Long Island 1.99 820 am 10/23
   6 SSW Cumberland cen 1.92 645 am 10/23
   1 ENE South Windham 1.86 915 am 10/23
   5 NNW Gorham 1.84 700 am 10/23
   2 ENE gray 1.75 800 am 10/23
   S Freeport 1.68 730 am 10/23
   2 SSW Freeport 1.65 610 am 10/23
   4 S Pownal 1.58 700 am 10/23
   2 ESE Sebago 1.57 900 am 10/23
   1 E Yarmouth 1.45 724 am 10/23
   3 se New Gloucester 1.33 700 am 10/23
   4 NW Windham 1.31 700 am 10/23
   3 NE Naples 1.13 700 am 10/23

... Franklin County...
   2 W Temple 1.33 600 am 10/23
   2 NW New Sharon 1.31 700 am 10/23

... Kennebec County...
   1 N Waterville 2.20 730 am 10/23
   2 WSW Augusta 1.47 645 am 10/23
   3 SW Mount Vernon 1.30 715 am 10/23
   3 SSE Wayne 1.06 630 am 10/23

... Knox County...
   2 NNE Union 1.58 730 am 10/23
   3 NW Union 1.54 745 am 10/23
   3 W Union 1.27 700 am 10/23
   SSW Camden 0.82 700 am 10/23

... Lincoln County...
   2 SW Dresden 2.21 800 am 10/23
   2 NW Dresden 2.17 700 am 10/23
   2 SW Newcastle 2.07 700 am 10/23
   3 NE Westport Island 1.72 800 am 10/23
   10 SSW Wiscasset 1.58 700 am 10/23
   2 SSW Westport islan 1.52 800 am 10/23
   1 SSW Round Pond 1.48 700 am 10/23

... Oxford County...
   2 SSW Bethel 1.28 640 am 10/23
   1 E Norway 0.89 700 am 10/23
   1 W Otisfield 0.82 915 am 10/23

... Sagadahoc County...
   4 SSW Bath 2.17 700 am 10/23
   4 S Bath 2.02 600 am 10/23
   1 WSW Bath 1.83 700 am 10/23
   5 S Phippsburg 1.73 730 am 10/23

... Somerset County...
   WSW north new portla 1.22 800 am 10/23
   2 ESE Norridgewock 1.14 700 am 10/23
   12 N New Portland 1.14 700 am 10/23
   1 NNW Pittsfield 0.83 700 am 10/23
   4 NW Palmyra 0.73 700 am 10/23
   3 SSE Harmony 0.63 700 am 10/23

... Waldo County...
   3 SSE Belmont 1.83 700 am 10/23
   3 N Winterport 1.35 700 am 10/23
   4 WNW Searsmont 1.32 650 am 10/23

... York County...
   2 se Saco 2.40 900 am 10/23
   2 NNE Biddeford 2.36 700 am 10/23
   1 NE North Waterboro 2.31 730 am 10/23
   4 SW Wells 2.17 700 am 10/23
   5 NW Hollis Center 2.12 500 am 10/23
   3 NNW Saco 2.04 730 am 10/23
   4 NE Parsonsfield 2.02 700 am 10/23
   2 WNW Kennebunk 1.75 700 am 10/23
   3 NW Acton 1.58 500 am 10/23
   6 W Wells 1.51 745 am 10/23
   2 NE Kennebunk 1.50 915 am 10/23
   2 NE Wells 1.40 700 am 10/23
   4 NE South Berwick 1.29 700 am 10/23
   3 NE South Eliot 1.28 700 am 10/23
   1 WSW Kittery Point 0.63 700 am 10/23

New Hampshire

... Belknap County...
   8 E Laconia 0.99 800 am 10/23
   2 N Gilmanton 0.73 700 am 10/23
   3 SSW Meredith 0.64 630 am 10/23
   2 SW Belmont 0.63 700 am 10/23
   4 N New Hampton 0.54 719 am 10/23
   3 NE Tilton northfie 0.51 730 am 10/23
   4 SW Center Harbor 0.38 700 am 10/23

... Carroll County...
   1 se East Wakefield 2.44 700 am 10/23
   W Wakefield 1.90 800 am 10/23
   6 NNW Wakefield 1.82 800 am 10/23
   1 WSW Brookfield 1.62 700 am 10/23
   2 se Madison 1.42 700 am 10/23
   3 N Intervale 1.41 600 am 10/23
   5 E Center Sandwich 1.22 700 am 10/23
   1 SSW North Conway 1.05 700 am 10/23
   11 NNW North Conway 0.90 700 am 10/23
   1 SW Wolfeboro 0.69 700 am 10/23

... Coos County...
   1 NE Randolph 1.44 700 am 10/23
   4 ESE Berlin 0.96 700 am 10/23
   4 NW Dummer 0.72 800 am 10/23
   6 NE Pittsburg 0.13 700 am 10/23
   1 N Lancaster 0.05 600 am 10/23

... Grafton County...
   SSE Bristol 0.53 700 am 10/23
   4 NNE Dorchester 0.48 700 am 10/23
   2 NNE Plymouth 0.32 919 am 10/23

... Merrimack County...
   N Dunbarton 1.72 800 am 10/23
   4 se Newbury 1.47 517 am 10/23
   3 SSE South Sutton 1.40 700 am 10/23
   2 NW Newbury 1.25 700 am 10/23
   SSW Pittsfield 1.21 800 am 10/23
   2 NW Bow 0.99 725 am 10/23
   2 ESE Danbury 0.76 800 am 10/23
   2 SSE Boscawen 0.75 648 am 10/23
   2 N Bow 0.74 634 am 10/23
   3 E Hopkinton 0.74 600 am 10/23
   1 SSW Chichester 0.72 500 am 10/23
   2 se Boscawen 0.71 700 am 10/23
   3 SSW Chichester 0.58 345 am 10/23
   2 se Penacook 0.56 610 am 10/23
   3 E Northfield 0.41 517 am 10/23

... Rockingham County...
   2 NNE Hampstead 2.17 817 am 10/23
   2 NNE Salem 1.88 700 am 10/23
   2 NE Kingston 1.70 845 am 10/23
   2 ENE bear brook sta 1.70 1148 am 10/23
   2 E Exeter 1.30 700 am 10/23
   1 NE West Hampstead 1.10 715 am 10/23
   3 WSW Northwood 1.00 700 am 10/23
   2 ESE Stratham 0.98 400 am 10/23
   1 N Portsmouth 0.85 800 am 10/23
   2 WSW Northwood 0.84 700 am 10/23
   2 NE Portsmouth 0.67 700 am 10/23

... Strafford County...
   1 E Dover 1.82 700 am 10/23
   1 NW Rochester 1.05 700 am 10/23

... Sullivan County...
   2 N Lempster 3.25 1117 am 10/23
   SW Plainfield 0.70 700 am 10/23


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