2015 Spring River Flooding in Northern Maine & Western New Brunswick [PHOTOS]
The Spring thaw is in full swing and is showing no mercy. River flooding is a real possibility that could affect many people who live and work along waterways in Northern Maine and Western New Brunswick.
We've been scouring social media and wanted to share come of the thing Spring 2015 flooding images that people are posting. Have a look.
River Watch New Brunswick has bee monitoring the situation there. They say ice movement has been occurring on the St. John River near Fort Kent and Allagash, Saint-Francois, Saint-Hilaire, Edmundston, Peel, Florenceville-Bristol, Buckwheat Bridge, and below Mactaquac.
There is also ice movement on the Tobique River at Oxbow, the Nashwaak River at Durham Bridge, and the Hammond River at French Village.
Officials say water levels on the St. John River are expected to hit flood advisory stage at Baker Brook on Saturday, and at Clair/Fort Kent, Edmundston, and Sheffield-Lakeville Corner on Sunday.
St John River ice jam taken at 8am this morning. The jam starts across from the Dickey Trading post and was still backing up at the head of Big Rapid this morning.
Posted by Tylor Kellys Camps Allagash Maine on Thursday, April 16, 2015
Saturday 4/18/2015 - 8:15 am: I'm still keeping close tabs on the river ice movement and ice jams across the region. As...
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