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Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:55 AM EST on February 26, 2017

Expires 6:45 PM EST on February 26, 2017


The National Weather Service in gray has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the swift river at Roxbury
* from early this morning until this evening.
* At 2 am Sunday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* An ice jam has formed along the swift river and is causing the river to
rise rapidly. The river will likely fluctuate rapidly this morning. It is
impossible to tell just how high the river will rise due to this ice jam.
* Impact... at 7.0 feet... minor lowland flooding.


Lat... Lon 4477 7076 4477 7058 4454 7054 4451 7072





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:09 AM EST on February 26, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 26, 2017


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

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maine and New Hampshire, including the following
areas, in Maine, Androscoggin, central and southern Somerset,
Kennebec, Franklin, and Oxford. In New Hampshire, Belknap,
Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Carroll, Coos, Grafton, and
Sullivan.

* Through this evening.

* Recent warm temperatures have generated significant melting of
snowpack. This melting combined with recent rainfall will result
in elevated water levels on area rivers and streams. The
elevated water levels is causing ice breakup and movement.

* The primary flood threat today will be from ice jam related
flooding. Ice jams both form and dissolve rapidly, and may form
at any time with little if any advance warning.

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.



Schwibs


Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:09 AM EST on February 26, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 26, 2017


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

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Maine and New Hampshire, including the following
areas, in Maine, Androscoggin, central and southern Somerset,
Kennebec, Franklin, and Oxford. In New Hampshire, Belknap,
Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Carroll, Coos, Grafton, and
Sullivan.

* Through this evening.

* Recent warm temperatures have generated significant melting of
snowpack. This melting combined with recent rainfall will result
in elevated water levels on area rivers and streams. The
elevated water levels is causing ice breakup and movement.

* The primary flood threat today will be from ice jam related
flooding. Ice jams both form and dissolve rapidly, and may form
at any time with little if any advance warning.

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.



Schwibs


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