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Crown Heights Area, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
UpdatedJan-18-2018 05:01 
 

Weather Alerts for Litchfield

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
LITCHFIELD

Areas Affected:
Litchfield
Effective: Tue 7:51 am Updated: Thu 5:00 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu 1:30 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Albany has extended the
* Flood Warning for...
Southwestern Litchfield County in northern Connecticut...
* Until 130 PM EST Thursday
* At 749 AM EST, local law enforcement reported flooding continuing
along the Housatonic River at Kent due to an ice jam. Waters have
risen onto the Kent School campus and frozen in place, surrounding
the ice rink. Route 7 in Kent remains closed between Route 341 and
Bulls Bridge. Schaghticoke Road and River Road also remain closed.
Another ice jam along the Housatonic is occurring at Lovers Leap
near New Milford, with water backed up into Addis Park.
Flooding was also reported along the Shepaug River in the town of
Roxbury close to Hodge Park due to ice jams.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Please report flooding to the National Weather Service by email at
ALB.stormreport@noaa.gov...
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