Jul 29, 2014

Flood Watch Issued for Portsmouth

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for our area.

Flood Watch Issued for Portsmouth Flood Watch Issued for Portsmouth

On Monday morning, the National Weather Service announced that there could be . The NWS now warns that Portsmouth is under a flood watch due to the slow moving storm over New England.

According to NWS, there will be widespread rainfall on Monday, accumulating one to three inches, possibly three to five inches into the evening. 

The NWS reports that the "rainfall amounts will result in sharp rises on rivers and streams," and that rivers could exceed the water capacity. The NWS also warns that urban areas with poor drainage may see flooding as a result of the rain.

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