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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Gray ME
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 15 2017

MEZ008-009-152230-
Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
535 PM EDT TUE AUG 15 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL SOMERSET AND
CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

At 534 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of
Rangeley, moving east at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Eustis, Rangeley, Kingfield, Carrabassett Valley, Dallas Plantation,
Caratunk Plantation, Dead River, Tim Pond, Carrying Place, Bigelow,
Mount Abram, Highland Plantation, Wyman, Coplin Plantation, Lang,
Redington, Flagstaff, Lexington, Stetsontown and Salem.

This also includes...
  Sugarloaf Mountain, Crocker Mountain, The Bigelows, West Carry
Pond, and Mount Abraham.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Campers should consider seeking sturdy shelter until this storm
passes.

LAT...LON 4497 7080 4520 7070 4524 6995 4491 7010
TIME...MOT...LOC 2134Z 262DEG 34KT 4507 7058

$$

MJC



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