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FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
340 AM EDT MON APR 7 2014

...THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY RAINFALL...WELL ABOVE FREEZING
TEMPERATURES...SNOW MELT...AND POSSIBLE ICE JAMS MAY PRODUCE
FLOODING LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

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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...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...
MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...
BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
340 AM EDT MON APR 7 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL MAINE...NORTH CENTRAL MAINE AND 
  SOUTHEAST MAINE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST 
  CENTRAL MAINE...CENTRAL PENOBSCOT AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT. IN 
  NORTH CENTRAL MAINE...SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS. IN SOUTHEAST 
  MAINE...CENTRAL WASHINGTON...COASTAL HANCOCK...COASTAL 
  WASHINGTON...INTERIOR HANCOCK AND NORTHERN WASHINGTON. 

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT

* RAINFALL OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 2 INCHES
  IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. THE COMBINATION OF
  HEAVY RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT MAY CAUSE FLOODING ON
  RIVERS...SMALL CREEKS...AND POSSIBLY LOW LYING AREAS. PONDING OF
  WATER IS ALSO EXPECTED ON ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE
  DRAINAGE SYSTEMS MAY BE CLOGGED BY ICE OR DEBRIS. RIVERS STILL HAVE
  ICE WHICH MAY BEGIN MOVING...SO ICE JAMS COULD ALSO PRESENT A
  FLOOD THREAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. 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.

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