Flood Warning
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BULLETIN...IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1229 PM EDT WED APR 15 2015



...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON, MA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN CONNECTICUT...

  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM AFFECTING MIDDLESEX COUNTY
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD AFFECTING HARTFORD AND MIDDLESEX
  COUNTIES


RAPID SNOWMELT ACROSS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND WILL CONTINUE TO CHANNEL
THROUGH THE CONNECTICUT RIVER BASIN. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR RISES ACROSS
THE LOWER BRANCH OF THE CONNECTICUT RIVER, ESPECIALLY AT HARTFORD AND
MIDDLE HADDAM.


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.



&&

CTC007-160429-
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1229 PM EDT WED APR 15 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON, MA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT MIDDLE HADDAM.
* FROM THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING
  IS CANCELLED.
* AT 11:55 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* 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

$$

CTC003-007-160429-
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1229 PM EDT WED APR 15 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON, MA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
* FROM THIS EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT 11:30 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE
  TO NEAR 16.9 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...LOWLAND FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE
  CONNECTICUT RIVER FROM HARTFORD THROUGH WETHERSFIELD AND
  GLASTONBURY, PRIMARILY OUTSIDE OF LEVEE PROTECTION. THIS WILL
  AFFECT SEVERAL RIVERSIDE ROADWAYS AS WELL AS SEVERAL PARK AND
  RECREATIONAL FACILITIES. FURTHER DOWNSTREAM FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN
  LOW LYING SECTIONS ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER FROM WETHERSFIELD
  AND GLASTONBURY DOWNSTREAM THROUGH CROMWELL, MIDDLETOWN AND
  PORTLAND.

&&

LAT...LON 4163 7270 4180 7273 4180 7259 4164 7258
      4163 7263 4164 7263

$$



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