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A Few Ice Jams Remain on the Saint John River

A Few Ice Jams Remain on the Saint John River

| April 22, 2015

“There is a jam here between Van Buren and Hamlin,” says Deputy Director of the Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency, Jesse Belanger. “If you look off to my left here, you can see the jam and at this point, the jam does appear to be stationary.” “It doesn’t appear to be very large, a couple […]

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Aroostook EMA and NWS Continue to Monitor River Ice

Aroostook EMA and NWS Continue to Monitor River Ice

| April 22, 2015

“We’re hopeful that will clear through today, there’s no road flooding or closures up in that area at this time,” says Deputy Director of the Aroostook Emergency  Management Agency, Jesse Belanger. Deputy Director of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency Jesse Belanger is talking about the flooding over the weekend. Because of that he says, it’s been a […]

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The Memorial Day Severe Weather Situation

The Memorial Day Severe Weather Situation

| May 30, 2014

Tornadoes in Northern Maine don’t occur very often, with Aroostook County averaging around 1-3 tornadoes a year. “They are weak in nature number one, and they don’t last long. Due to our topography here in Maine, they skip. They touch down, they go back up. So by the time they actually take off, they are […]

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