Flood Statement
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FLSBOX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
704 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
CONNECTICUT...
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD AFFECTING HARTFORD AND MIDDLESEX
  COUNTIES

DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. RIVER LEVELS WILL
REMAIN NEARLY STEADY OR SLOWLY FALL ACROSS AREA WATERWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...A FLOOD STATEMENT PROVIDING THE LATEST INFORMATION
IN THIS FLOOD EVENT WILL BE ISSUED WITHIN THE NEXT 8 HOURS...OR
EARLIER IF NEEDED.

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY NEAR SWOLLEN
RIVERS...STREAMS OR CULVERTS.  SWIFTLY MOVING WATER CAN POSE AN
IMMINENT THREAT TO LIFE.

&&

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704 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM.
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  5:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 9.3 FEET BY THIS
  MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE TUESDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 9.5 FEET...FLOODING CLOSES MOST OF MEADOW ROAD...ROUTE
  17 A...IN THE GILDERSLEEVE SECTION OF PORTLAND.  FLOODING IMPACTS
  THE MIDDLETOWN MARINA AND MEADOW FARMS.  IN CROMWELL...PORTIONS OF
  RIVER ROAD WILL BE CLOSED. IN ROCKY HILL...PARTS OF MEADOW ROAD
  WILL BE IMPASSABLE FOR A TIME. FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE RIVER
  SOUTHWARD THROUGH ESSEX.

$$

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704 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:31 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 18.9 FEET BY THIS
  MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW EARLY
  AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS BELOW HARTFORD
  IS EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT ARE OUTSIDE OF LEVEE
  PROTECTION. FLOODING ALSO AFFECTS LOW LYING AREAS UPSTREAM OF
  HARTFORD...INCLUDING A PORTION OF WINDSOR WHERE THE FARMINGTON
  RIVER EMPTIES INTO THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. FURTHER DOWNSTREAM
  FLOODING CLOSES MOST OF MEADOW ROAD...ROUTE 17 A...IN PORTLAND.
  FLOODING IMPACTS THE MIDDLETOWN MARINA AND MEADOW FARMS. IN
  CROMWELL...PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD WILL BE CLOSED. FLOODING
  CONTINUES ALONG THE RIVER THROUGH ESSEX.

$$
FIELD

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