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SAFETY MESSAGE

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued March 3 at 6:09PM EST until March 5 at 2:00PM EST by NWS Boston/Norton MA

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Connecticut...Rhode Island... Pawcatuck River At Westerly affecting New London and Washington Counties. Wood River At Hope Valley affecting Washington County. For the Pawcatuck River...including Wood River Junction, Westerly... Minor flooding is forecast. For the Wood River...including Hope Valley...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Pawcatuck River at Westerly. * WHEN...Until early Tuesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 7.0 feet, Minor lowland flooding occurs along the Pawcatuck River. Along Route 3 in Hopkinton, floodwaters encroach on lowest lying homes in French Village. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 5:00 PM EST Sunday the stage was 7.3 feet. - Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 5:00 PM EST Sunday was 7.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 7.4 feet this evening. It will then fall below flood stage Tuesday morning. - Flood stage is 7.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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New London, CT; Washington, RI
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