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Central Penobscot-Southern Penobscot-Interior Hancock-
Central Washington-Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
Princeton, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport,
Machias, Cherryfield, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth,
Vanceboro, and Topsfield
307 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018
...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
The Flood Watch is now in effect for
* Portions of Coastal DownEast Maine, East Central Maine,
Eastern Maine, Interior DownEast Maine, and North Central
Maine, including the following areas, in Coastal DownEast
Maine, Coastal Hancock and Coastal Washington. In East Central
Maine, Central Penobscot. In Eastern Maine, Northern
Washington. In Interior DownEast Maine, Central Washington,
Interior Hancock, and Southern Penobscot. In North Central
Maine, Southern Piscataquis.
* Until 11 AM EST this morning
* Total Rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 2.25 inches combined with
snowmelt will result in rises on area rivers and streams. Ice
jams remain frozen in place from the previous thaw, such as
the Kenduskeag Stream, Piscataquis and Pleasant Rivers. The
rain and snowmelt may allow ice jams to move and jam up
further downstream tonight. In addition, there is the
potential for new ice jams to form.
* Water levels can change abruptly when ice jams are occurring.
Remember to never drive through water covered roads.
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. Please report
any flooding to the National Weather Service.