Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1229 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED OVER MOSTLY OVER NORTHWEST MAINE LATER
THIS AFTERNOON BEHIND A COLD FRONT...

.WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE WEST...SOUTHWEST LATER THIS
AFTERNOON BEHIND A COLD FRONT AND AS WINDS ALOFT INCREASE. THIS
PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING BEFORE
SUBSIDING LATE TONIGHT.

MEZ001>004-010-260130-
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NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...BAXTER ST PARK...
CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...
MONSON...BLANCHARD
1229 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOW IMPACT. GUSTY WINDS COULD LEAD TO ISOLATED POWER
  OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
ALSO LEAD TO DOWNED TREE BRANCHES AND A FEW DOWNED TREES.
ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

VJN


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