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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
744 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>022-024>026-NHZ002>010-251400-
SOUTHERN SOMERSET ME-ANDROSCOGGIN ME-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN ME-
NORTHERN OXFORD ME-KENNEBEC ME-NORTHERN FRANKLIN ME-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND ME-CENTRAL SOMERSET ME-INTERIOR YORK ME-
SAGADAHOC ME-LINCOLN ME-INTERIOR WALDO ME-COASTAL CUMBERLAND ME-
SOUTHERN OXFORD ME-SOUTHERN COOS NH-NORTHERN GRAFTON NH-
NORTHERN CARROLL NH-SOUTHERN GRAFTON NH-MERRIMACK NH-STRAFFORD NH-
SOUTHERN CARROLL NH-BELKNAP NH-SULLIVAN NH-
744 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  SOUTHERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN MAINE
  ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  SOUTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  NORTHERN OXFORD COUNTY IN MAINE
  KENNEBEC COUNTY IN MAINE
  NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE
  CENTRAL SOMERSET COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR YORK COUNTY IN MAINE
  SAGADAHOC COUNTY IN MAINE
  LINCOLN COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR WALDO COUNTY IN MAINE
  COASTAL CUMBERLAND 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
  SOUTHERN GRAFTON COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  MERRIMACK COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  STRAFFORD COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  SOUTHERN CARROLL COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  BELKNAP COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  SULLIVAN COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

* UNTIL 900 AM EST

* AT 741 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING A COLD FRONT WITH LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF BINGHAM MAINE TO NEAR
  ENFIELD NEW HAMPSHIRE...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE FOR A VERY BRIEF
  TIME IN A FEW OF THESE SNOW SHOWERS AND SQUALLS. MOTORISTS ARE
  URGED TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING VISIBILITIES
  THROUGH 930 AM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LACONIA...
  LEWISTON...
  ROCHESTER...
  MINOT...
  AND TURNER.

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 4432 6937 4434 6940 4432 6944 4428 6944
      4359 7047 4361 7049 4354 7055 4323 7100
      4349 7226 4522 6985 4512 6966 4501 6962
      4504 6950 4493 6931 4473 6927 4473 6920
      4464 6918 4469 6890 4467 6883
TIME...MOT...LOC 1238Z 255DEG 56KT 4513 6998 4360 7211

$$

MLE



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