Flooding .... Know the Terms
The Greater Portland area continues to experience more and more potential flooding situations. Know the terms and be prepared.
FLOOD WATCH - Flooding is possible. Listen to weather radio, commercial radio, or TV for information.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH - Flash flooding is possible. Be prepared to move to higher ground; listen to weather radio, commercial radio, or TV for information.
FLOOD WARNING - Flooding is occuring or will occur soon; if advised to evacuate, do so immediately.
FLASH FLOOD WARNING - A flash flood is occurring; seek higher ground on foot immediately.