Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Caribou ME
622 AM EDT Mon May 1 2017

...Severe Weather Preparedness Week Starts Today...

The National Weather Service Caribou, Maine has declared May 1st
through May 5th as Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Each day
during the preparedness week will feature information about a
different severe weather related topic.

New England will quickly transition from early spring weather to
more summer like weather patterns over the next several weeks.
Along with the warmer weather comes an increasing threat of
thunderstorms, and with it comes the threat for severe weather.
Are you prepared for severe weather?  Do you know where and how
to receive forecasts? Do you know how to receive warnings and
watches for severe weather?  Do you know what to do during and
after severe weather impacts you?

...Be Aware...
Knowing when severe weather is possible will give you time to
prepare! You can always find the latest forecasts and hazardous
weather conditions at If you are not on
your computer, you can access the same information via your
mobile device at  In addition numerous
weather applications will relay this information on your mobile
devices. Make sure that you can receive National Weather Service
watches and warnings on these applications before severe weather strikes.

Wireless Emergency Alerts are life saving messages that will
pop up on your mobile phone when you are in a geographic area
that is under a Flash Flood Warning or Tornado Warning.
Visit for more information!
In addition FEMA has a great application that will alert you of
severe weather, visit Another tool to
alert you to hazardous conditions is NOAA All Hazards Radio.
This nationwide network of radio stations broadcasts continuous
weather, river and other emergency information direct from NWS
offices and emergency officials. For more information, visit

Join us tomorrow for information on how to Take Action!



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