Heavy Rain Continues To Pound Central Maine, Raising Flooding Concerns
The Augusta area and all of Central Maine continues to be pounded by a heavy rain storm that has raised concerns for flooding in the region.
Here is the radar image from the National Weather Service as of 12:20PM on Sept. 30.
According to the National Weather Service, the area will get between 3-5 inches of rain before the storm tapers off to showers later in the day on Sept. 30, with higher amounts in some places.
There is a flood warning in place until 3:15PM on Sept. 30. According to the weather service, excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in places like city streets and highways as well as other poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few Inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.