Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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WGUS81 KBOX 181534
1134 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...The Flood Warning has been extended for the following rivers in

  Connecticut River At Middle Haddam affecting Middlesex County

The Connecticut River at Middle Haddam has crested but will remain
above flood stage at least into Sunday.


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.


1134 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Connecticut River At Middle Haddam.
* until Monday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:55 AM Saturday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.5 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday morning.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Flooding is expected in low lying sections
  along the Connecticut River from Wethersfield and Glastonbury
  downstream through Cromwell, Middletown and Portland. Boating
  interests should prepare for a period of swift river flows.


LAT...LON 4164 7269 4164 7258 4129 7225 4126 7239
      4141 7251 4156 7270


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