Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
955 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

MEZ002-004>006-310330-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN
PENOBSCOT-
955 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN
AROOSTOOK...EAST CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS AND NORTH CENTRAL PENOBSCOT
COUNTIES...

AT 954 PM EDT...A BROKEN LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FORT FAIRFIELD TO NEAR RIPOGENUS...AND
MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND
TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... PRESQUE ISLE...HOULTON...FORT
FAIRFIELD...PATTEN...MOUNT KATAHDIN... MARS
HILL...HODGDON...EASTON...SHERMAN...ISLAND FALLS...
BRIDGEWATER...SMYRNA...AMITY...MOUNT CHASE...HAYNESVILLE...DUDLEY
TOWNSHIP...SHERMAN STATION...SHIN POND...SMYRNA MILLS AND CARY
PLANTATION.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING ARE OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 4633 6779 4570 6791 4582 6917 4676 6779
TIME...MOT...LOC 0154Z 292DEG 18KT 4670 6778 4580 6912
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