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
* 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.
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.
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