Weather Alerts for Portland Maine

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
PORTLAND MAINE

Areas Affected:
Coastal Cumberland - Coastal Waldo - Coastal York - Knox - Lincoln - Sagadahoc
Effective: Thu, 1/24 8:00am Updated: Thu, 1/24 8:50am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 1/24 9:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Strong Winds Expected Thursday..
.Gusty winds will develop ahead of a cold frontal passage today.
Winds will be very strong just off the surface and may reach the
ground in the form of powerful gusts.
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM
EST THIS EVENING...
* Winds...South 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* Timing...Thursday morning through Thursday evening.
* Impacts...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are possible.

Information:
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph...or
wind gusts 46 to 57 mph...are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles.
Use extra caution.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
PORTLAND MAINE

Areas Affected:
Interior Cumberland - Interior York
Effective: Thu, 1/24 11:00am Updated: Thu, 1/24 8:50am Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 1/24 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLOODING...
.Rain will continue to fall across northern New England, dropping
between 1 and 2 inches through this evening. Rainfall may be
heavy at times. Snow melt due to warm temperatures will combine
with the rainfall to lead to possible rises on area rivers and
poor drainage flooding.
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of Maine and New Hampshire, including
the following areas, in Maine, Coastal Cumberland, Coastal
York, Interior Cumberland, and Interior York. In New
Hampshire, Belknap, Cheshire, Coastal Rockingham, Eastern
Hillsborough, Interior Rockingham, Merrimack, Strafford,
Sullivan, and Western And Central Hillsborough.
* Through this evening
* Excessive rainfall as well as poor drainage due to snow and ice
may lead to rises on area rivers and urban flooding.

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.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
PORTLAND MAINE

Areas Affected:
Coastal Cumberland - Coastal York
Effective: Thu, 1/24 12:00pm Updated: Thu, 1/24 8:50am Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 1/24 3:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLOODING...
.Rain will continue to fall across northern New England, dropping
between 1 and 2 inches through this evening. Rainfall may be
heavy at times. Snow melt due to warm temperatures will combine
with the rainfall to lead to possible rises on area rivers and
poor drainage flooding.
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of Maine and New Hampshire, including
the following areas, in Maine, Coastal Cumberland, Coastal
York, Interior Cumberland, and Interior York. In New
Hampshire, Belknap, Cheshire, Coastal Rockingham, Eastern
Hillsborough, Interior Rockingham, Merrimack, Strafford,
Sullivan, and Western And Central Hillsborough.
* Through this evening
* Excessive rainfall as well as poor drainage due to snow and ice
may lead to rises on area rivers and urban flooding.

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.

Coastal Flood Statement  COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT   Coastal Flood Statement
PORTLAND MAINE

Areas Affected:
Coastal Cumberland - Coastal Waldo - Coastal York - Knox - Lincoln - Sagadahoc
Effective: Thu, 1/24 12:00pm Updated: Thu, 1/24 8:50am Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Thu, 1/24 3:00pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...Some beach erosion and splash-over possible today...
.Low pressure will race across central portions of New England
today. Ahead of this system, strong southerly winds will allow
for building waves during a period of high astronomical tides. The
combination of high water levels and building near-shore waves
may allow for some beach erosion and splash-over around the time
of high tide during the early afternoon hours.
...Some beach erosion and splash-over possible today...
* TIMING...From noon today to 3 PM EST this afternoon.
* Impacts...Some beach erosion and splash-over possible.
* Location...The southwest coast of Maine and Seacoast of New
Hampshire.
&&
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
FORT POINT NH
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 11.5 FT, MODERATE 12.5 FT, MAJOR 13.5 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
24/01 AM    10.4        0.9        0.5       3.0      NONE
24/01 PM    11.3        1.8        0.5       8.0      NONE
25/02 AM    10.3        0.8        0.4       5.0      NONE
25/02 PM    10.7        1.2        0.4       3.0      NONE
26/03 AM    10.1        0.6        0.4       2.0      NONE
26/03 PM    10.0        0.5        0.4       2.0      NONE
HAMPTON HARBOR NH
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 11.0 FT, MODERATE 12.0 FT, MAJOR 13.0 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
24/01 AM    10.1        0.6        0.5       2.0      NONE
24/01 PM    10.6        1.1        0.4       6.0      NONE
25/02 AM     9.9        0.4        0.4       4.0      NONE
25/02 PM    10.2        0.7        0.4       3.0      NONE
26/03 AM     9.8        0.3        0.4       2.0      NONE
26/03 PM     9.7        0.2        0.4       2.0      NONE
PORTLAND ME
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 12.0 FT, MODERATE 13.0 FT, MAJOR 14.0 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
24/01 AM    10.7        1.0        0.6       3.0      NONE
24/01 PM    11.6        1.9        0.6       7.0      NONE
25/02 AM    10.5        0.8        0.4       7.0      NONE
25/02 PM    10.9        1.2        0.4       3.0      NONE
26/03 AM    10.3        0.6        0.4       2.0      NONE
26/03 PM    10.3        0.6        0.4       2.0      NONE