Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
450 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

MEZ019-024-112300-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND ME-COASTAL CUMBERLAND ME-
450 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  INTERIOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE
  COASTAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE

* UNTIL 600 PM EST

* AT 446 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  STANDISH TO NEAR CAPE ELIZABETH...MOVING TO THE SOUTHEAST AT 10
  MPH.

* A RATHER NARROW BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS
  SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY THROUGH 6 PM.
  VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED TO LOCALLY DROP TO A QUARTER MILE WITH
  ROADS BECOMING SLIPPERY. A QUICK INCH OR SO MAY FALL BETWEEN NOW
  AND 615 PM. MOTORISTS TRAVELING ON AREA ROADS...INCLUDING THE
  MAINE TURNPIKE BETWEEN SCARBOROUGH AND FALMOUTH SHOULD BE PREPARED
  FOR SLIPPERY TRAVEL AND RAPIDLY CHANGING VISIBILITIES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PORTLAND...
  SOUTH PORTLAND...
  WESTBROOK...
  STANDISH...
  AND GORHAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY SNOW CAN LIMIT VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A HUNDRED FEET. YOU
MAY ENCOUNTER ROADWAY HAZARDS WITHOUT HAVING ADEQUATE TIME TO SAFELY
AVOID THEM. IF YOU MUST DRIVE...DO SO AT LOW SPEED AND USE LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS. MAINTAIN EXTRA SEPARATION BETWEEN YOURSELF AND
SURROUNDING VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4356 7027 4355 7031 4377 7063 4385 7046
      4370 7026 4369 7025 4368 7027 4367 7028
      4367 7024 4363 7026 4366 7023 4366 7018
      4364 7023 4363 7022 4364 7020 4361 7022
      4356 7020 4356 7023 4354 7024
TIME...MOT...LOC 2144Z 278DEG 7KT 4380 7057 4350 7019

$$

EKSTER


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