6:15pm: 24 CERT members made up of 5 teams notified residents in person to strongly consider evacuation in the Danis Park, Lynchville Park and on Water Street, all areas significantly impacted by the 2006 and 2007 floods.
HAM RADIO USAGE: The CERT members utilized their Ham Radio operations with a staff center located at the Goffstown Police Department and a Net Control Center at one of the homes of a CERT member.
ASSIGNMENTS: As of 8:pm, one team remain in place continuing with notifications.
2010 CERT ACTIVATION LOG 30 March 2010
12:36AM Tuesday - Flood stage is reduced from 12.3 feet to 11.3 feet, from Major to Moderate respectively.
11:36AM Tuesday - Flood stage is increased from 11.3 feet to 11.7 feet, the high end of the Moderate Stage flood zone cresting at 2:AM 31 March
**Flood Stage Breach Potential** All four of the Towns we cover have a significant potential for flooding
Flood stage maximum breach is believed to be at 2AM Wednesday currently at 10.6 feet, Moderate stage, just below Major Stage of 12 feet - AS OF 3PM Tuesday, water will rise in ONE FOOT INCREMENTS every 180 Minutes until crest at approximately 2AM reaching 10.6 feet. The May 2006 flood reached 12.5 feet.
Alert Message has been issued by the Goffstown Police Department
Tuesday 30 March, 2010 at
Goffstown Emergency Management advises of newest updated river crest data.
The Goffstown Emergency Management is advising residents of the newest updated river data as of today. The PiscataquogRiver is now expected to crest at on Wednesday, 31 March at 10.6 feet. A reminder that 9 feet is flood stage for this river. Residents are requested to advise the Goffstown Police Department should they choose to evacuate their homes. Road flooding is expected to be similar to the flooding event that occurred earlier this month. Ifr you need any further information, please contact the EmergencyOperationsCenter at the Goffstown Police Department at 497.4858.
THE GOFFSTOWN CERT IS ACTIVATED Monday evening 24 CERT members made up of 5 teams notified residents in person to strongly consider evacuation in the Danis Park, Lynchville Park and on Water Street, all areas significantly impacted by the 2006 and 2007 floods. The CERT members utilized their Ham Radio operations with a staff center located at the Goffstown Police Department and a Net Control Center at one of the homes of a CERT member. As of 8:pm, one team remain in place continuing with notifications. For updates, please visit this page and the GoffstownCERT website.
LATEST GRAPH POSTED AT 7:42PM
Flood stage is 9.0 feet, moderate is 10.0 feet and Major is 12.0 feet. We will keep our home page updated once we have updates. You may want to also bookmark www.GoffstownCERT.org
Goffstown Police advising of potential severe flooding of the Piscataquog River and other low lying flood prone areas
The Goffstown Police Department is advising residents of the potential for severe flooding of the Piscataquog River. By 8 PM on Tuesday evening, March 30, 2010, the Piscataquog River is expected to crest at 12.3 feet, over three feet above flood stage. In comparison to the Mother's Day floods of 2006, the crest for the Piscataquog River was at 12.55 feet. This current storm forcast is calling for a potential of 3-5 inches of rain over the next 24 hours. Flooding is imminent.
The Goffstown Police and Fire Departments are asking residents in the low lying, flood prone areas to make plans prior to the floods occurring. If you decide to self-evacuate your home, please notify the Goffstown Police at 497-4858, so that we may obtain a contact number and address.
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