The National Weather Service in Taunton, MA has issued a
* Flood Warning for the Connecticut River at Middle Haddam. * Until Tuesday morning...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 4:55 PM Monday the stage was 7.03 feet. * Flood stage is 7.0 feet. * Very minor flooding is occurring and very minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will briefly fall below flood stage early this evening but then rise again to near 7.1 feet by early Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by late Tuesday morning. * Impact...at 7.0 feet...flooding is likely in the vicinity of Meadow Road, Route 17a, in the Gildersleeve section of Portland. A portion of this roadway will likely be closed. This includes the exchange club of Portland Fairgrounds. Boating interests should prepare for a period of swift river flows during this period.
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