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  • Flood Warning

    Aroostook, ME

    Aroostook ME-
    837 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

    The National Weather Service in Caribou Maine has issued a

    * Flood Warning for...
    Rain and Snowmelt in...
    Central Aroostook County in northern Maine...

    * Until 830 AM EDT Friday.

    * At 824 AM EDT, the Portage Lake Town Office reported flooding
    along the Portage Lake lake shore. Numerous camps have water up
    to them with some homes currently surrounded by water. Flooding
    is expected to continue through at least the beginning of next
    week.


    * Additional rainfall amounts of 1 inch are possible in the warned
    area from Friday afternoon through Saturday. In addition to the
    rainfall, snowmelt will continue as 2 to 3 inches of water remain
    in the snowpack in the hills surrounding these lakes.

    * Ice remains on the lakes and we are expecting strong winds this
    weekend which could cause some of the lake ice to move, further
    impacting camps along the lake shore.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    To report flooding, contact the National Weather Service in Caribou
    at 1-800-909-5970 or visit https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/report. You
    may also contact local law enforcement.



    LAT...LON 4693 6856 4683 6848 4675 6847 4675 6850
    4683 6866 4678 6879 4686 6880 4685 6859
    4692 6860

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