Weather Alerts for Aroostook County

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning              Flood Advisory      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
AROOSTOOK COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Aroostook
Effective: Tue, 4/23 10:18pm Updated: Wed, 4/24 6:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 4/24 8:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Maine...
Fish River at Fort Kent
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Maine...
St John River At Fort Kent
Mattawamkeag River Above Mattawamkeag
The Flood Warning continues for
the St John River At Fort Kent
* until Wednesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 22.9 feet
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
after midnight tomorrow.
At 22.7 feet, SW Collins lumber yard and the Blockhouse Park begin to
flood. .
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Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
AROOSTOOK COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Aroostook
Effective: Tue, 4/23 10:18pm Updated: Wed, 4/24 6:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 4/24 8:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Caribou Maine has extended the
* Flood Advisory for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Eastern Aroostook County in northern Maine...
* Until 600 PM EDT Wednesday.
* Emergency Management and law enforcement reported continued minor
flooding, with streams and rivers spilling over in places and
flooding nearby lowlands and some roads. Some roads remain closed
today.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.