Southern Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 8:51 PM EDT on October 21, 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect from 6 am EDT Wednesday through Thursday evening...

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.

* From 6 am EDT Wednesday through Thursday evening

* heavy rain is expected from Wednesday into Thursday. Total rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected with amounts in excess of 5 inches possible.

* The cumulative effect of heavy rain over the next few days will cause rivers and streams to rise. Flooding along streams and rivers is possible.

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.