Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS81 KGYX 022106 SPSGYX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 406 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 MEZ007>009-012-013-NHZ001>006-008-009-022215- SOUTHERN FRANKLIN ME-NORTHERN OXFORD ME-NORTHERN FRANKLIN ME- CENTRAL SOMERSET ME-SOUTHERN OXFORD ME-SOUTHERN COOS NH- NORTHERN GRAFTON NH-NORTHERN CARROLL NH-NORTHERN COOS NH- SOUTHERN GRAFTON NH-MERRIMACK NH-SOUTHERN CARROLL NH-BELKNAP NH- 406 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR... SOUTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN MAINE NORTHERN OXFORD COUNTY IN MAINE NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN MAINE CENTRAL SOMERSET COUNTY IN MAINE SOUTHERN OXFORD COUNTY IN MAINE SOUTHERN COOS COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE NORTHERN GRAFTON COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE NORTHERN CARROLL COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE NORTHERN COOS COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE SOUTHERN GRAFTON COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE MERRIMACK COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE SOUTHERN CARROLL COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE BELKNAP COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE * UNTIL 515 PM EST * AT 402 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS AND SQUALLS ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AS WELL AS THE WESTERN MAINE MOUNTAINS. THESE SQUALLS WILL INTERMITTENTLY OCCUR THROUGH 530 PM PR OR SO. * BRIEF RESTRICTIONS TO VISIBILITY ARE LIKELY IN THESE SQUALLS...AND MAY BE AS LOW AS AN EIGHTH OF A MILE FOR A FEW MINUTES AT ANY GIVEN LOCATION. WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED AS WELL...AND WILL CAUSE FURTHER RESTRICTIONS TO VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... LACONIA... RANGELEY... BETHEL... RUMFORD... AND LITTLETON. 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 4435 7190 4459 7154 4475 7163 4491 7150 4524 7144 4530 7128 4524 7115 4530 7110 4508 6984 4404 7060 4417 7062 4408 7087 4388 7075 4379 7099 4355 7095 4349 7103 4357 7113 4337 7116 4357 7217 TIME...MOT...LOC 2101Z 240DEG 49KT 4414 7133 $$ MLE

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