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Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:11 PM EDT on April 19, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 21, 2014


The Flood Warning continues for
the Connecticut River at Hartford.
* Until Monday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 12:01 PM Saturday the stage was 19.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 19.3 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday afternoon.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... flooding of low lying areas below Hartford
is expected... especially in areas that are outside of levee
protection. Flooding also affects low lying areas upstream of
Hartford... including a portion of Windsor where the Farmington
River empties into the Connecticut River. Further downstream
flooding closes most of Meadow Road... Route 17 a... in Portland.
Flooding impacts the Middletown Marina and Meadow farms. In
Cromwell... portions of River Road will be closed. Flooding
continues along the river through Essex.




1211 PM EDT Sat Apr 19 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Connecticut River at Middle Haddam.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:45 am Saturday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 9.3 feet
by tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at 9.5 feet... flooding closes most of Meadow Road... Route
17 a... in the Gildersleeve section of Portland. Flooding impacts
the Middletown Marina and Meadow farms. In Cromwell... portions of
River Road will be closed. In Rocky Hill... parts of Meadow Road
will be impassable for a time. Flooding continues along the river
southward through Essex.




Special Statement

Statement as of 3:42 AM EDT on April 19, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Enhanced risk of fire spread today...

The combination of low relative humidity levels and increasing
northerly flow today will result in conditions favorable for the
rapid spread of brush fires.

Relative humidities will be lowest this afternoon... dropping into
the 20s across the area. Winds will be light this morning...
increasing this afternoon to 10 to 15 mph with 20 to 25 mph gusts.

The risk will diminish by this evening as relative humidities
increase and the winds begin to diminish.

If you spot a fire or smoke plume... please report it to the
authorities immediately.




Record Report

Statement as of 2:23 AM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Record low temperature set at LaGuardia NY...

a record low temperature of 35 degrees was set at LaGuardia NY yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 36 set in 2003.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Flood Warning
Maryland - Record Report
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - High Wind Watch , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Special Statement , Record Report
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Advisory
Pennsylvania - Special Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Vermont - Flood Warning
Virginia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement