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Heavy rain hits eastern Maine with flash flooding

Soaking rain hit eastern Maine Saturday morning, flooding and closing roads.

BANGOR, Maine — A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for the Greater Bangor area until 1:15 p.m., as slow-moving downpours are causing more than 3 inches of rain in spots.

There have been reports of flooding in Hampden, Bucksport, Stockton Springs, and Newport.

The Bucksport Police Department posted that Route 1 near McDonald's is shut down due to flash flooding.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 

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