Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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

MEZ020-262300-
ANDROSCOGGIN ME-
628 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 628 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER LEWISTON...MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 15
  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...
  LEWISTON...
  AUBURN...
  WALES...
  SABATTUS...
  AND GREENE.

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 4411 7002 4404 7018 4411 7026 4430 7010
      4424 7007 4421 7008 4420 7006 4419 7006
      4419 7005
TIME...MOT...LOC 2225Z 223DEG 13KT 4410 7017

$$

MARINE



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