Weather Alerts for Bath, NH

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
BATH, NH

Areas Affected:
Northern Carroll - Northern Coos - Northern Grafton - Southern Carroll - Southern Coos - Southern Grafton
Effective: Wed, 4/25 3:26am Updated: Wed, 4/25 6:30am Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 4/26 4:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...RAIN AND SNOW MELT COULD CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE HEADWATERS...
.Recent warm weather has melted some snow in the interior mountain
areas, bringing some rises to the rivers draining these areas.
Rain arriving today and lasting into Thursday morning will combine
with continued snow melt to bring further rises to area rivers.
Minor flooding is possible especially in tributaries which drain
eastward toward the Atlantic. The upper Saco River and
tributaries of the Androscoggin River are most at risk, though
flooding cannot be ruled out on the northern Pemigewasset River as
well as the Kennebec River.
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of Maine and northern New Hampshire,
including the following areas, in Maine, Central Somerset,
Kennebec, Northern Franklin, Northern Oxford, Southern
Franklin, Southern Oxford, and Southern Somerset. In northern
New Hampshire, Northern Carroll, Northern Coos, Northern
Grafton, Southern Carroll, Southern Coos, and Southern
Grafton.
* From this evening through Thursday afternoon.
* The combination of melting snow and rain arriving today and
tonight will causes rises on area rivers. Minor flooding is
possible especially in tributaries of the larger rivers flowing
east out of the mountains.
* Flooding, if it were to occur, will be minor, only affecting the
most vulnerable areas near the rivers.

Information:
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.