Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS81 KGYX 162241 SPSGYX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Gray ME 541 PM EST SAT DEC 16 2017 MEZ023-NHZ010-013-014-162315- Coastal York-Strafford-Coastal Rockingham-Interior Rockingham- 541 PM EST SAT DEC 16 2017 ...A SNOW SQUALL WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN YORK...EAST CENTRAL ROCKINGHAM AND SOUTHEASTERN STRAFFORD COUNTIES... At 540 PM EST, a snow squall was located along a line extending from Wells to near Newmarket. Movement was southeast at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this squall. Visibilities will drop quickly to less than a quarter of a mile in this squall. Roads may beocme slippery. Locations impacted include... Portsmouth, Durham, Kittery, Dover, Kennebunk, Epping, Greenland, Kennebunkport, York, Newington, Stratham, Wells, Newmarket, Rye, South Berwick, Eliot, Lee, Arundel, Madbury and Newfields. This includes the following highways... Interstate 95 between mile markers 1 and 21. Interstate 95 in New Hampshire between mile markers 8 and 16. This also includes... York Beach, Ogunquit Beach, and Wells Beach. Use extra caution if you must travel into or through this dangerous snow squall. Rapid changes in visibility and potentially slick roads are likely to lead to accidents. Consider delaying travel until the squall passes your location. LAT...LON 4307 7104 4340 7052 4329 7025 4326 7029 4321 7039 4310 7042 4292 7058 4287 7061 TIME...MOT...LOC 2240Z 307DEG 26KT 4334 7056 4308 7100 $$ mle

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