The National Weather Service anticipates widespread heavy rain starting tonight (7/9) and continuing through tomorrow afternoon with accumulation up to 4.8″ in Chelsea. The impacts of such heavy rainfall include saturated soils, clogged and washed-out culverts, washed-out dirt roads/shoulders, elevated river levels, and flash flooding.
Individuals living in the downtown area and near the Jail Brook or First Branch River are more likely to experience flooding. We advise you to monitor the weather, plan accordingly, and prioritize your safety.
In the event of an emergency, please call 911, other questions contact Tracy Simon, Chelsea’s Emergency Management Director, at 802-839-0522. For non-emergent questions, please contact the Administrative Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Chelsea Selectboard Emergency Liaison at email@example.com.