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Displaying AFOS PIL: FFAGYX Received: 2015-09-29 19:38 UTC


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WGUS61 KGYX 291938
FFAGYX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
338 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015

...A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS
OUR REGION TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.THE CIRCULATION BETWEEN OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE AND A SLOW-MOVING
COLD FRONT WILL TRANSPORT UNSEASONABLY WARM AND MOIST AIR INTO
THE AREA. SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON...THEN
TRANSITION TO A STEADIER AND HEAVIER RAIN FOR TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY AS THE FRONT CROSSES THE REGION. THE RAIN SHOULD
GRADUALLY TAPER TO SHOWERS ON WEDNESDAY AS THE FRONT SLIDES
OFFSHORE. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF THREE TO FIVE INCHES...
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...MAY PUSH SMALLER RIVERS TO BANKFULL
BY WEDNESDAY AND RESULT IN SOME URBAN AND LOCALIZED DRAINAGE
FLOODING AS WELL.

MEZ007>009-NHZ001-002-300345-
/O.EXA.KGYX.FA.A.0003.150930T0600Z-151001T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-NORTHERN COOS-
SOUTHERN COOS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER
338 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF WESTERN MAINE AND NORTHERN 
  NEW HAMPSHIRE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WESTERN 
  MAINE...CENTRAL SOMERSET...NORTHERN FRANKLIN AND NORTHERN 
  OXFORD. IN NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN COOS AND SOUTHERN 
  COOS. 

* FROM 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF THREE TO FOUR INCHES MAY PUSH 
  SMALLER RIVERS AND STREAMS TO BANKFULL BY WEDNESDAY...WITH 
  SOME URBAN AND LOCALIZED DRAINAGE FLOODING POSSIBLE AS WELL. 


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

MEZ012>014-018>028-NHZ003>015-300345-
/O.CON.KGYX.FA.A.0003.150930T0600Z-151001T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...
FARMINGTON...WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...
SANFORD...BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...
LEWISTON...AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...
WINTERPORT...UNITY...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...
TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...
ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE...LITTLETON...
NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...
OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...
HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...JAFFREY...
KEENE...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...
PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE
338 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE...INCLUDING THE 
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WESTERN MAINE...ANDROSCOGGIN...COASTAL 
  CUMBERLAND...COASTAL WALDO...COASTAL YORK...INTERIOR 
  CUMBERLAND...INTERIOR WALDO...INTERIOR YORK...KENNEBEC... 
  KNOX...LINCOLN...SAGADAHOC...SOUTHERN FRANKLIN...SOUTHERN 
  OXFORD AND SOUTHERN SOMERSET. IN NEW HAMPSHIRE...BELKNAP... 
  CHESHIRE NH...COASTAL ROCKINGHAM...EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH... 
  INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM...MERRIMACK...NORTHERN CARROLL...NORTHERN 
  GRAFTON...SOUTHERN CARROLL...SOUTHERN GRAFTON...STRAFFORD... 
  SULLIVAN AND WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH. 

* FROM 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF THREE TO FOUR INCHES MAY PUSH 
  SMALLER RIVERS AND STREAMS TO BANKFULL BY WEDNESDAY...WITH 
  SOME URBAN AND LOCALIZED DRAINAGE FLOODING POSSIBLE AS WELL. 



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$