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Flood Warning Extended For Suncook River In Merrimack County

National Weather Service map of flood warning for Suncook River in Merrimack County on July 31, 2021
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National Weather Service map of flood warning for Suncook River in Merrimack County on July 31, 2021

A flood warning remains in effect for Suncook River at North Chichester until 6:36 p.m. Saturday.

The National Weather Service advisory warns motorists not to drive around any barricades or attemp to drive through any flooded areas.

The advisory noted that the Suncook was at 7.7 feet Saturday morning at 9, where flood stage is 7.0 feet. Minor flooding occurs at that stage.

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On Friday, the state emergency operations center opened to assist communities in western New Hampshire, and to begin assessing flood damage. Marlow had opened, with help from the American Red Cross, a shelter Friday.