Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
731 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

MEZ013-014-280015-
SOUTHERN SOMERSET ME-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN ME-
731 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  SOUTHERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN MAINE
  SOUTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN MAINE

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 730 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BLANCHARD TO
  6 MILES NORTH OF FARMINGTON...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 30 MPH.

* STRONG WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.
  VERY HEAVY RAIN IS FALLING...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON
  ROADWAYS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.
  EXPECT FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SKOWHEGAN...
  MADISON...
  NORRIDGEWOCK...
  ATHENS...
  AND CORNVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE WATER TO FLOW OVER THE ROADWAY. DO
NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE WHERE THE ROAD HAS BECOME FLOODED.

DO NOT STAY IN THE OPEN OR SHELTER UNDER TREES WHEN LIGHTNING
THREATENS. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING OR IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4470 6971 4472 7022 4498 6990 4511 6967
      4511 6966 4509 6964 4501 6962 4502 6952
      4503 6952 4504 6949 4506 6950 4507 6935
      4502 6934
TIME...MOT...LOC 2324Z 249DEG 25KT 4521 6958 4476 7016

$$

MARINE


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