Flood warnings for the Kennebec River in Skowhegan and Augusta remained in place Sunday, with the river already overspilling its banks in both locations, according to the National Weather Service.

In Skowhegan, flow was recorded at 47,888 cubic feet per second at 8 a.m.; the flood rate is 35,000 cfs. In Augusta, river height was recorded at 12.2 feet; flood stage is 12 feet.

The service said the warnings would remain in place through Monday evening in Augusta and Tuesday afternoon in Skowhegan, when river levels are expected to drop below flood stage.

Northern Somerset County was also placed under a flood watch until 6 p.m. Sunday, the service said.

A flood watch posted earlier for Franklin County has been lifted.

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