Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
533 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

MEZ005-006-282200-
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-
533 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN AROOSTOOK AND
NORTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTIES...

AT 533 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ISLAND
FALLS... OR NEAR PATTEN...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOULTON...PATTEN...HODGDON...SHERMAN...ISLAND FALLS...SMYRNA...
HAYNESVILLE...SHERMAN STATION...SMYRNA MILLS...LINNEUS...OAKFIELD...
NEW LIMERICK...STACYVILLE...MERRILL...CRYSTAL...DYER BROOK...
HERSEY...GLENWOOD...SILVER RIDGE AND FORKSTOWN.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 95 BETWEEN MILE MAKERS 261 AND 289.
 STATE HIGHWAY 11 BETWEEN STACYVILLE AND SHERMAN STATION.

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 4586 6866 4614 6822 4611 6782 4576 6809
TIME...MOT...LOC 2133Z 286DEG 34KT 4598 6834

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