...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Rhode
Pawcatuck River At Westerly affecting Washington and New London
For the Pawcatuck River...including Westerly...Minor flooding is
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL TOMORROW AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* WHERE...Pawcatuck River At Westerly.
* WHEN...Until tomorrow 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 9:00 PM EST Friday the stage was 7.3 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 9:00 PM EST Friday was 7.5 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 7.3
feet just after midnight tonight. It will then fall below
flood stage early Sunday morning.
- Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.
The next statement will be issued Saturday morning at 945 AM EST.