Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
854 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

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AROOSTOOK ME-
854 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  AN ICE JAM IN...
  NORTHWESTERN AROOSTOOK COUNTY IN NORTHERN MAINE...

* UNTIL 545 AM EDT SUNDAY

* AT 850 PM EDT...THE MAINE FOREST SERVICE REPORTED THAT ROUTE 161
  NEAR THE ALLAGASH/SAINT FRANCIS TOWN LINE WAS CLOSED. WATER IS
  BACKING UP BEHIND AN ICE JAM AND IS FLOWING OVER THE ROADWAY.

* RIVER LEVELS CAN FLUCTUATE RAPIDLY IN THE VICINITY OF ICE JAMS. DO
  NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
  ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO
  CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ALLAGASH TOWNSHIP AND SAINT FRANCIS.

LAT...LON 4715 6893 4710 6894 4710 6899 4711 6899
      4712 6896 4715 6896

$$

CB


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