Fast Facts: New England Flooding

Facts on New England flooding:


— The National Weather Service says it may rain up to 15 inches in some places.


— The Merrimack River in Manchester, N.H., was more than eight feet over flood stage early today and rising

— Just north of Massachusetts, fast-rising floodwater forced scores of families to flee homes near the Mousam River in Maine.


— Maine's governor declared a state of emergency in his southern most county, York County.

— Governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire also declared states of emergency.


— The storms broke Concord's previous May rainfall record of 9.52 inches, set in 1984.

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— At least three dozen school systems canceled classes today in the Boston suburbs.