Worst is over, but Maine rains continue | News

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Worst is over, but Maine rains continue
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GRAY, Maine (AP) - The worst is over but forecasters say the rain will continue to fall in much of Maine for a few more days.

The National Weather Service says showers are expected over much of the state on Monday and flood warnings remain in effect.

The state received record-setting heavy rains over the weekend that caused minor flooding, closed roads and hampered weekend activities.

Transportation officials have closed more than half a dozen low-lying bridges in various towns as a precaution, with numerous roads also closed or impassable because of high water.

The weather service says more than 8 inches fell in Bridgton, Auburn and Bath, with more than 7 inches recorded in Portland and surrounding communities, Brunswick and other mid-coast towns.

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