A man and his two young passengers ride a bicycle Monday afternoon along the Riverwalk and past Great Falls, between Lewiston and Auburn. The falls became a popular destination Monday as the clouds cleared and the sun appeared. Many people came to see the rain-swollen Androscoggin River. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

The National Weather Service extended its flood warning for the Androscoggin River and other rivers in Maine on Tuesday morning.

Flooding is forecast for the following rivers:

• Androscoggin River near Auburn affecting Androscoggin, Sagadahoc and Cumberland Counties.

• Androscoggin River at Rumford affecting Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin Counties.

• Sandy River at Mercer affecting Somerset and Franklin Counties.

• Kennebec River at Hallowell affecting Kennebec and Sagadahoc Counties.


• Kennebec River at North Sidney affecting Kennebec County.

• Kennebec River at Skowhegan affecting Kennebec and Somerset Counties.

• Kennebec River at Augusta affecting Kennebec County.

The river flood warnings remain in effect today. Many rivers and streams to remain at or around flood stage today through Wednesday. Rain showers are expected to develop today with thunderstorms possible in southern and coastal Maine. The thunderstorms may contain small hail, gusty winds and heavy rainfall.

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