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Aroostook EMA and the National Weather Service, Team up for River Ice Presentations

| October 22, 2014

Even though it’s only Fall, these people are already thinking about Spring.¬†Especially in terms of ice jams and flooding. Darren Woods of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency says every spring, they get numerous reports from people. “There’s been very little real formal kind of training on what it is exactly we’re looking at as far […]

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How Agencies Monitor Rivers

| April 21, 2014

The past few days have required constant monitoring of our rivers. A lot of terminology has been thrown around like river stage, action stage, and flood stage, but what does it all mean? “A river stage is basically the level above the river bed that the water is at so it’s so many feet above […]

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