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529 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of East Central Maine, Far Northern
Maine, North Central Maine, Northern Maine, and West Central
Maine, including the following areas, in East Central Maine,
Northern Penobscot. In Far Northern Maine, Northeast Aroostook
and Northwest Aroostook. In North Central Maine, Central
Piscataquis and Northern Piscataquis. In Northern Maine,
Southeast Aroostook. In West Central Maine, Northern Somerset.
* From Monday morning through Tuesday evening.
* Rain and snow will overspread the area late tonight and change
to all rain by Monday afternoon. Periods of rain will continue
Monday night and Tuesday, with rainfall totals of 1 to 1.5
inches, with local amounts that may approach 2 inches.
* Streams, ponds, and lakes are already running high. The
additional rainfall will likely cause areas of minor flooding.
At this time, main stem rivers are expected to experience within
bank rises, but may come close to bankfull in spots on Tuesday.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.