Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
254 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

MEZ008-009-012>014-020-021-262000-
ANDROSCOGGIN ME-SOUTHERN SOMERSET ME-NORTHERN FRANKLIN ME-
KENNEBEC ME-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN ME-SOUTHERN OXFORD ME-
CENTRAL SOMERSET ME-
254 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  SOUTHERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN MAINE
  NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  KENNEBEC COUNTY IN MAINE
  SOUTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  SOUTHERN OXFORD COUNTY IN MAINE
  CENTRAL SOMERSET COUNTY IN MAINE

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT

* AT 252 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING HEAVY SHOWERS AND SOME STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 15 MILES NORTH OF BINGHAM TO 8 MILES WEST OF
  MADISON TO NEAR JAY...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 5 MPH.

* PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH
  THESE STORMS. 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 LINE
  OF STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FARMINGTON...
  WILTON...
  LIVERMORE FALLS...
  JAY...
  AND CANTON.

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 4545 6975 4536 6972 4477 6991 4438 7019
      4445 7040 4484 7015 4548 6995
TIME...MOT...LOC 1850Z 288DEG 6KT 4529 6991 4482 7006 4450 7027

$$

MARINE


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