Flood Statement
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WGUS81 KBOX 220511
FLSBOX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
111 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
CONNECTICUT...

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY

THE LOWEST REACHES OF THE CONNECTICUT RIVER NEAR MIDDLE HADDAM
HAS FALLEN BELOW FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED.

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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111 AM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM.
* AT 12:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 10:27 PM MONDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 5.4 FEET TUESDAY
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...FLOODING IS LIKELY IN THE VICINITY OF MEADOW
  ROAD...ROUTE 17 A...IN THE GILDERSLEEVE SECTION OF PORTLAND.  A
  PORTION OF THIS ROADWAY WILL LIKELY BE CLOSED.  THIS INCLUDES THE
  EXCHANGE CLUB OF PORTLAND FAIRGROUNDS. BOATING INTERESTS SHOULD
  PREPARE FOR A PERIOD OF SWIFT RIVER FLOWS DURING THIS PERIOD.

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