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WGUS81 KBOX 041351

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
951 AM EDT Sat Sep 4 2021

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in 
Connecticut...Massachusetts...Rhode Island...

  Farmington River At Simsbury affecting Hartford County.

  Assabet River At Maynard affecting Middlesex and Worcester 

  Shawsheen River AT Andover affecting Essex County.

  Pawcatuck River At Westerly affecting New London and Washington 

  Taunton River Near Bridgewater affecting Plymouth and Bristol 


Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive 
cars through flooded areas.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood 
deaths occur in vehicles.

Additional information is available at

The next statement will be issued this afternoon at 130 PM EDT.


951 AM EDT Sat Sep 4 2021

...The Flood Warning remains in effect...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Shawsheen River AT Andover.
* Until this afternoon.
* At 9:30 AM EDT Saturday the stage was 29.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending 
  at 9:30 AM EDT Saturday was 29.2 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage this 
  afternoon and continue falling to 25.7 feet early Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 29.0 feet, Floodwaters encroach on very lowest lying 
  business parking lots off of Route 114 in Lawrence and North 
  Andover that are adjacent to the Shawsheen River.


LAT...LON 4264 7121 4270 7117 4271 7109 4261 7116




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