Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
706 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

MEZ020-021-262330-
ANDROSCOGGIN ME-KENNEBEC ME-
706 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  KENNEBEC COUNTY IN MAINE

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 706 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR LITCHFIELD...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...
  MANCHESTER...
  AND FARMINGDALE.

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 4413 6996 4423 7003 4440 6980 4426 6968
TIME...MOT...LOC 2305Z 236DEG 23KT 4422 6993

$$

MARINE


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