Areal Flood Watch
Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 26, 2013
Statement as of 3:37 PM EDT on May 25, 2013
... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...
The Flood Watch continues for
* portions of western Maine and northern New Hampshire...
including the following areas... in western Maine... northern
Franklin... northern Oxford... southern Franklin and southern
Oxford. In northern New Hampshire... northern Carroll...
northern Coos... northern Grafton... southern Coos and southern
* Through 8 am Sunday morning
* twenty four hour rainfall amounts ending at 8 am this morning
have ranged from half an inch to one and a half inches across
northern New Hampshire and the mountains and foothills of
western Maine. However... for the past few days total amounts
have been significantly higher... 2 to 3 inches or more.
Another inch of rain can be expected over these areas over the
next 24 hours through 8 am Sunday. Some areas could see local
amounts of 1 1/2 to maybe 2 inches of rain over the next 24
hours. This amount of rain will cause significant rises on
rivers and streams with the potential for minor flooding.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.