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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Gray ME
516 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...Strong Wind Gusts This Afternoon and Evening...

.A strong cold front will cross New England this afternoon. Along
with much colder air...strong wind gusts will develop after
midday. Wind gusts should be strongest in the late afternoon and
early evening...before diminishing slightly overnight. Winds will
remain gusty however through Thursday...with gusts closer to
30 to 35 mph.

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Interior York-Coastal York-Merrimack-Belknap-Strafford-Cheshire-
Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford,
Goodwins Mills, Buxton, Limington, Berwick, Biddeford, Saco,
Old Orchard Beach, Kittery, Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord,
Dunbarton, Loudon, Hooksett, Laconia, Gilford, Meredith,
Barrington, Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham,
Madbury, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, Jaffrey,
Manchester, Pelham, Nashua, Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Exeter, Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye,
Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Seabrook, Amherst,
Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon, and Weare
516 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
EST THIS EVENING...

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing...Strong winds are expected to develop in the late
  afternoon and continue into the evening.

* Impacts...With recent snow and ice...wind gusts in excess of
  40 mph may lead to more frequent downed limbs and resulting
  power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph...or
wind gusts 46 to 57 mph...are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles.
Use extra caution.

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