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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 07/10/2024 04:45 PM EDT

End Time

Wed 07/10/2024 07:45 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Flash floodradar and gauge indicated

Locations Affected

East Wilton, ME ∙ East Dixfield, ME ∙ Farmington, ME ∙ Dryden, ME ∙ West Farmington, ME ∙ Jay, ME ∙ Mercer, ME ∙ Farmington Falls, ME ∙ Wilton, ME ∙ New Sharon, ME

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Gray ME 445 PM EDT Wed Jul 10 2024 The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Somerset County in west central Maine... Southeastern Franklin County in western Maine... East Central Oxford County in western Maine... * Until 745 PM EDT. * At 445 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain falling across the warned area. Up to 2 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain. SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Farmington, Jay, Dixfield, Canton, Wilton, Anson, Chesterville, Carthage, Temple and New Sharon. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route. && LAT...LON 4462 6987 4461 6993 4460 6993 4457 6995 4459 7004 4457 7004 4453 7007 4447 7034 4460 7046 4481 7001 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED