Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Caribou ME
804 AM EDT Fri Nov 3 2017

...Winter Weather Preparedness Week...

The National Weather Service offices that serve New England have
declared October 30th through November 3rd, 2017, Winter Weather
Prepardness Week. The National Weather Service in Caribou will
feature a different educational topic each day during the
prepardness week.

Topic: How To Get Informed

Watches and Warnings:

There are numerous sources to get National Weather Service Watches
and Warnings products:

National Weather Service Caribou Website - www.weather.gov/car/
NOAA Weather Radio - http://www.weather.gov/car/NOAAWeatherRadio
Phones and Tablets - http://mobile.weather.gov/ or
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/NWSwidget/findYourForecast.php

In addition to National Weather Service outlets, the media
enterprise is another great resource for weather watch and warning
information.

Numerous weather applications for smart phones and tablets exist
that have configurable weather notifications. FEMA has a free app
that can be configured for weather alerts at the following link;
http://www.fema.gov/mobile-app

Forecasts:

The National Weather Service has many outlets for forecast
information from town specific point-n-click forecasts to area
forecast zones.  In addition we provide graphical snow and ice
accumulation graphics.  All this information can be found at:
www.weather.gov/car/

We also provide weather information via our social media links:
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/NWSCaribou and
Twitter - https://twitter.com/nwscaribou

Winter Weather Readiness and Safety Information:

National Weather Service information can be found at this link:
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/winter/

Maine Emergency Management Agency is a great resource for
preparedness and action items during major weather events:
http://www.maine.gov/mema/newsroom/index.shtml
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MaineEMA

Travel Information:

For road conditions Maine Department of Transportation is the go to
resource, check out their 511 page;

http://newengland511.org/

Please revisit our page www.weather.gov/car this week for usefull
winter weather information to get you and your family prepared for
this upcoming season.

In addition, follow us on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/NWSCaribou and Twitter this week
https://twitter.com/nwscaribou for additional information.

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