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  • Flood Warning

    Litchfield, CT

    Litchfield CT-
    751 AM EST TUE JAN 16 2018

    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.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    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...
    On Facebook at www.facebook.com/nwsalbany or twitter @nwsalbany.



    LAT...LON 4149 7337 4151 7339 4149 7344 4152 7344
    4163 7350 4166 7349 4167 7352 4178 7351
    4179 7351 4179 7325 4156 7316 4151 7316
    4151 7332 4149 7333 4147 7332

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