Minor/Moderate River Flooding Likely

By Meteorologist Joe Joyce, WBZ-TV
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rivconds2 Minor/Moderate River Flooding LikelyTHE FOLLOWING RIVERS ARE FORECAST TO GO INTO FLOOD.

  FARMINGTON RIVER AT UNIONVILLE…LATE TONIGHT
  BLACKSTONE RIVER AT NORTHBRIDGE…LATE TONIGHT
  BLACKSTONE RIVER AT WOONSOCKET…MONDAY MORNING
  FARMINGTON RIVER AT SIMSBURY…MONDAY MORNING
  PISCATAQUOG RIVER AT GOFFSTOWN…MONDAY MORNING
  ASSABET RIVER AT MAYNARD…MONDAY MORNING
  SHAWSHEEN RIVER AT WILMINGTON…MONDAY MORNING
  SOUHEGAN RIVER AT MERRIMACK…MONDAY AFTERNOON
  NORTH NASHUA RIVER AT FITCHBURG…MONDAY AFTERNOON
  SQUANNACOOK RIVER AT WEST GROTON…MONDAY AFTERNOON
  NASHUA RIVER AT EAST PEPPERELL…MONDAY AFTERNOON
  FARMINGTON RIVER AT TARIFFVILLE…MONDAY NIGHT
  CONCORD RIVER AT LOWELL…MONDAY NIGHT
  CHARLES RIVER AT DOVER…MONDAY NIGHT
  MERRIMACK RIVER AT LAWRENCE…MONDAY NIGHT
  CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD…TUESDAY MORNING

If you would like more information to monitor  a river near you for the potential for flooding, Please visit the Northeast River Forecast Center

FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE SHAWSHEEN RIVER NEAR WILMINGTON.
* AT  4:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 8.6 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT…AT 9.0 FEET…FLOODING WILL AFFECT AREAS ALONG THE RIVER FROM WILMINGTON TO LAWRENCE.  SOME ROADS WILL BECOME IMPASSABLE INCLUDING ROUTE 114 NEAR THE I495 INTERCHANGE. FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF LOCAL OFFICIALS…AND EVACUATE IF ASKED TO DO SO. DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. BASEMENT FLOODING IN LOW LYING
  AREAS IS LIKELY AND VALUABLES SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.

FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE ASSABET RIVER AT MAYNARD.
* AT  4:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 6.6 FEET BY EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL RISES ARE POSSIBLE THERE AFTER.
* IMPACT…AT 7.0 FEET…SIGNIFICANT FLOODING WILL AFFECT INTERESTS ALONG THE RIVER IN MAYNARD…CONCORD AND HUDSON.  ROADWAYS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO FLOOD WATERS AND SOME PROPERTIES MAY NEED TO BE EVACUATED.  FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS OF LOCAL EMERGENCY
  MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS

FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE BLACKSTONE RIVER AT NORTHBRIDGE.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO TUESDAY MORNING…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  2:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TOMORROW AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 10.8 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT…AT 11.0 FEET…FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE RIVER FROM  NORTHBRIDGE THROUGH UXBRIDGE AND MILLVILLE.  FLOODING WILL AFFECT SOME HOMES AND BUSINESSES ALONG THE RIVER IN THESE TOWNS

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