Weather Alerts for Augusta Maine

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning              River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
AUGUSTA MAINE

Areas Affected:
Kennebec
Effective: Sat, 4/20 10:03pm Updated: Sat, 4/20 12:45pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 4/22 10:15pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers in Maine
Kennebec River At Skowhegan affecting Somerset County
Kennebec River At North Sidney affecting Kennebec County
Kennebec River At Augusta affecting Kennebec County
The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a
* Flood warning for
the Kennebec River At North Sidney
* From this evening until Monday evening.
* At 9 AM the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 22.7 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.The river will fall
below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding.
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Information:
Do not drive through flooded areas, it is impossible to know if the
road is safe for travel. Turn around, dont drown!
Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA weather radio...or
your favorite local media outlet.

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
AUGUSTA MAINE

Areas Affected:
Kennebec
Effective: Sat, 4/20 10:40pm Updated: Sat, 4/20 12:45pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 4/20 9:36pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers in Maine
Kennebec River At Skowhegan affecting Somerset County
Kennebec River At North Sidney affecting Kennebec County
Kennebec River At Augusta affecting Kennebec County
The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a
* Flood warning for
the Kennebec River At Augusta
* From this evening until further notice.
* At 9 AM the stage was 8.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 18.5 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Water to the back of some buildings on Water
Street in Augusta.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Water covering Front Street in Hallowell.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Water 2 feet deep in parking lot on Front
Street in Augusta. Water to the edge of Front Street in Hallowell.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Water covering dock at town landing in
Hallowell.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Water begins to flood parking lot on Front
Street in Augusta.
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Information:
Do not drive through flooded areas, it is impossible to know if the
road is safe for travel. Turn around, dont drown!
Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA weather radio...or
your favorite local media outlet.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
AUGUSTA MAINE

Areas Affected:
Androscoggin - Central Somerset - Coastal Cumberland - Coastal Waldo - Interior Cumberland - Interior Waldo - Kennebec - Knox - Lincoln - Northern Franklin - Northern Oxford - Sagadahoc - Southern Franklin - Southern Oxford - Southern Somerset
Effective: Sat, 4/20 1:45pm Updated: Sat, 4/20 12:45pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sat, 4/20 9:36pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...RAINFALL AND SNOWMELT MAY LEAD TO RIVER FLOODING THIS
WEEKEND...
The combination of heavy rainfall and warm temperatures will
cause rapid snowmelt and bring many rivers to flood stage this
weekend. Minor flooding is likely and moderate flooding at a few
locations is possible.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Maine and New Hampshire, including the following
areas, in Maine, Androscoggin, Central Somerset, Coastal
Cumberland, Coastal Waldo, Interior Cumberland, Interior
Waldo, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Northern Franklin, Northern
Oxford, Sagadahoc, Southern Franklin, Southern Oxford, and
Southern Somerset. In New Hampshire, Belknap, Cheshire,
Merrimack, Northern Carroll, Northern Coos, Northern Grafton,
Southern Carroll, Southern Coos, Southern Grafton, and
Sullivan.
* From 8 AM EDT this morning through Sunday afternoon
* Heavy rainfall and rapid snowmelt will likely lead to minor or
moderate river flooding this weekend. A few locations on the
Connecticut River, as well as the Pemigewasset at Plymouth and
the Androscoggin River at Rumford could approach major flood
levels, but confidence on that remains low at this time.

Information:
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.
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.