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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:12 PM EDT on April 17, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Connecticut River at Hartford
* until Saturday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:46 PM Friday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will fall below flood stage by early afternoon
Saturday.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... minor flooding is expected in several low
lying areas outside levee protection in Hartford, as well as
downstream through Wethersfield and Glastonbury. Further downstream
flooding is likely in the vicinity of Meadow Road, Route 17a, in
the Gildersleeve section of Portland. A portion of this roadway
will likely be closed. This includes the exchange club of Portland
Fairgrounds. Boating interests should prepare for a period of swift
river flows during this period.


Lat... Lon 4163 7270 4180 7273 4180 7259 4164 7258
      4163 7263 4164 7263




1012 PM EDT Fri Apr 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Connecticut River at Middle Haddam
* until Sunday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:55 PM Friday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will gradually recede falling below flood stage
Sunday afternoon.


Lat... Lon 4164 7269 4164 7258 4129 7225 4126 7239
      4141 7251 4156 7270




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:49 AM EDT on April 18, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 18, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
evening for the tri-state area...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a red flag
warning for the tri-state area... which is in effect from noon
today to 8 PM EDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... northeast NJ... NYC Metro... Long Island...
southern CT... and lower Hudson Valley.

* Winds... sustained winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... 20 to 30 percent.

* Timing... 12 PM to 8 PM today.

* Impacts... rapid fire spread if ignition occurs. A wind shift is
expected by this evening that may create additional hazards for
any ongoing fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected or occurring. A combination of strong winds... low
relative humidity... and dry fuels will create a significantly
elevated fire growth potential.





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Alabama - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Arizona - Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Florida - Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
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Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Maine - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
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Nebraska - Record Report
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Jersey - Fire Weather Warning
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New York - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
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Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
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Utah - Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
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Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory
Wisconsin - Fire Weather Warning
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
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