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Potent Storm Rolls Through New England

Updated: Jan 11

1/10 11:04am: The Yantic River has crested and is now receding.


The river reached the third highest crest on record.



1/10 9:48am: Portland, Maine has reached its third highest tide on record.


Coastal flooding is approaching major flood stage.



1/10 9:27am: Status of New England power outages:


About 94,000 are without power with over 50,000 in Maine alone. Vermont accounts for another 27,000 of them.



1/10 8:32am: A partial dam break has occurred on the Yantic River.


A flash flood warning has been issued for areas downstream of Fitchburg Pond Dam due to "potential failure".



1/10 8:06am: Wednesday morning headlines:


>Several river gauges have reached flood stage. The below image shows rivers either at or forecast to reach flood stage today.


>The Pawtuxet River in Cranston, RI and the Yantic River in Yantic, CT are expected to reach major flood sta



ge.


>About 91,000 are without power across New England as of 8am. Maine has once again borne the brunt of the outages with about 50,000 of them. Vermont sits at just under 30,000.


>Flooding and rescues have been reported in Providence, RI


1/10 2:28am: The bulk of the storm is arriving in New England.


Heaviest rain and snow rates are now affecting New England. Wind continues to ramp up.


About 29,000 in New England are without power.


1/9 11:44pm: A general 3-6 inches of snow has fallen so far across the Green and White Mountains.


White Mountains remain on track to receive 10-14 inches tonight.


1/9 11:11pm: Rain, wind and snow continue to pick up across New England.


Widespread flooding has occurred to the south of New England, with flood alerts stretching down to South Carolina.The rain/snow line has moved north of Concord, NH and Portland, ME



1/9 9:01pm: A handful of river gauges are now forecast to reach flood stage.


>The Pawtuxet River in Cranston, RI is expected to reach major flood stage.

>The Blackstone River at Northbridge, MA and Yantic River in Yantic, CT are expected to reach moderate flood stage.



1/9 8:50pm: Up to a foot of snow is possible in the White Mountains as intense snowfall rates are expected.


Our forecast now shows the potential for snowfall rates to close in on 2" an hour in Berlin, NH.



1/9 7:52pm: The storm just arriving in New England has been causing power outage issues across the east coast. Here's the current outage situation as 7:45pm.



1/9 6:36pm: Here's a look at what to expect as the storm arrives along with alerts:



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