Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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000 WWUS81 KGYX 262330 SPSGYX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 730 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015 MEZ021-270000- KENNEBEC ME- 730 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR... KENNEBEC COUNTY IN MAINE * UNTIL 800 PM EDT * AT 729 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER FARMINGDALE...MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH. * VERY HEAVY RAIN IS FALLING...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADWAYS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS. EXPECT FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WITH THIS STORM. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... AUGUSTA... GARDINER... HALLOWELL... FARMINGDALE... AND WINDSOR. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE WATER TO FLOW OVER THE ROADWAY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE WHERE THE ROAD HAS BECOME FLOODED. DO NOT STAY IN THE OPEN OR SHELTER UNDER TREES WHEN LIGHTNING THREATENS. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING OR IN A VEHICLE. && LAT...LON 4427 6953 4426 6958 4428 6965 4425 6966 4422 6981 4428 6986 4443 6965 4430 6952 TIME...MOT...LOC 2328Z 240DEG 22KT 4427 6978 $$ MARINE

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