FRANKLIN County, Maine
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Flash Flood Warning
MEC001-007-011-017-290200-
/O.NEW.KGYX.FF.W.0018.140729T0032Z-140729T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
832 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
WEST CENTRAL KENNEBEC COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MAINE...
NORTH CENTRAL ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MAINE...
SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF FARMINGTON...
EXTREME EAST CENTRAL OXFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 826 PM EDT...THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WERE
LOCATED OVER THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL RATES UP TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR
MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING THROUGH AT LEAST 930 PM.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
WILTON...JAY...AND FARMINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE
YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME
KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR
CREEKS.

&&

LAT...LON 4437 7006 4444 7038 4480 7029 4480 7002
4479 7000 4473 7001 4468 6999

$$
Flood Advisory
MEC001-007-011-017-025-290200-
/O.NEW.KGYX.FA.Y.0025.140729T0024Z-140729T0200Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ANDROSCOGGIN ME-SOMERSET ME-OXFORD ME-FRANKLIN ME-KENNEBEC ME-
824 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHERN ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MAINE...
SOUTHERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MAINE...
EASTERN OXFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE...
SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE...
WESTERN KENNEBEC COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MAINE...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 823 PM EDT DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA. RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO TWO INCHES PER
HOUR ARE POSSIBLE. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND SMALL BROOKS AND STREAMS.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
INDUSTRY...EAST WILTON...WILTON...TEMPLE...RUMFORD...PERU...NEW
SHARON...MEXICO...JAY...FARMINGTON...DIXFIELD...CHESTERVILLE AND
CARTHAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 4466 7054 4480 6997 4417 7002 4417 7066

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
MEC001-005-007-017-031-290100-
/O.EXT.KGYX.SV.A.0452.000000T0000Z-140729T0100Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 452...PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN MAINE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES

IN WESTERN MAINE

ANDROSCOGGIN CUMBERLAND FRANKLIN
OXFORD YORK

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...FARMINGTON...FRYEBURG...
LEWISTON-AUBURN...PORTLAND...RANGELEY AND RUMFORD.

$$




Special Weather Statement
MEZ013-014-021-022-025-026-290145-
INTERIOR WALDO-KENNEBEC-LINCOLN-SAGADAHOC-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN
SOMERSET-
838 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT SAGADAHOC COUNTY...LINCOLN
COUNTY...SOMERSET COUNTY...FRANKLIN COUNTY...WALDO COUNTY AND
KENNEBEC COUNTY THROUGH 945 PM EDT...

AT 839 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM CENTERED 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF WINTHROP...OR ABOUT
7 MILES WEST OF AUGUSTA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH. THIS STRONG
THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND WEST GARDINER...PEACOCK
BEACH STATE PARK...WINTHROP...WAYNE...READFIELD...RANDOLPH...
PITTSTON...HALLOWELL...GARDINER AND FAYETTE THROUGH 945 PM EDT.

HAIL UP TO THREE QUARTER INCH IN DIAMETER...HEAVY DOWNPOURS...
EXCESSIVE CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH
CAN BE EXPECTED.

LAT...LON 4461 6918 4410 6978 4428 7007 4437 7013
4439 7010 4444 7012 4504 6970

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