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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Tropical System
State MAINE
County/Area SOMERSET
WFO GYX
Begin Date 08/29/2011 00:15:00 EST-5
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location SKOWHEGAN
Begin Lat/Lon 44.77/-69.72
End Date 08/30/2011 01:45:00 EST-5
End Range 2
End Azimuth SSE
End Location SKOWHEGAN
End Lat/Lon 44.75/-69.7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Tropical Storm Irene moving north through western New England resulted in very heavy rainfall across western Maine. Several main stem rivers rose above flood stage resulting in little if any damage.
Event Narrative Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Irene resulted in flooding on the Kennebec River at Skowhegan (flood stage 35000 cfs), which crested at 75000 cfs.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
ROXBURY OXFORD CO. ME 08/28/2011 13:35 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTH ANSON SOMERSET CO. ME 08/28/2011 19:15 EST-5 Flood 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
SKOWHEGAN SOMERSET CO. ME 08/29/2011 00:15 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RUMFORD OXFORD CO. ME 08/29/2011 03:07 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTH SIDNEY KENNEBEC CO. ME 08/29/2011 10:46 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AUGUSTA KENNEBEC CO. ME 08/29/2011 11:55 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AUBURN ANDROSCOGGIN CO. ME 08/29/2011 14:09 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K