Flood Watch

by Mower on April 7, 2014

in News

 

 
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch starting late
Monday night through Tuesday evening, warning that heavy rain, snow melt
and ice jams may create flooding.

The watch area includes southern* *Carroll County in New Hampshire and
southern Oxford and Cumberland Counties in Maine.

Forecasters predict up to an inch and a half of rain may fall overnight
Monday, with locally higher amounts possible. That could cause flooding
on rivers, small creeks and low lying urban areas – and possible ice
jams on rivers

A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current
forecasts.

Forecasters say you should monitor later forecasts and be alert for
possible flood warnings. Anyone living in areas prone to flooding should
be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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