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

MEZ014-021-022-026-262315-
SOUTHERN SOMERSET ME-INTERIOR WALDO ME-LINCOLN ME-KENNEBEC ME-
625 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  SOUTHERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR WALDO COUNTY IN MAINE
  LINCOLN COUNTY IN MAINE
  KENNEBEC COUNTY IN MAINE

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 624 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CLINTON TO 8
  MILES SOUTHWEST OF PALERMO...MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 30 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 LINE OF STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PITTSFIELD...
  THORNDIKE...
  PALERMO...
  CHINA...
  AND CLINTON.

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 4427 6961 4463 6958 4486 6930 4486 6929
      4482 6928 4480 6929 4473 6927 4473 6923
      4452 6914
TIME...MOT...LOC 2223Z 220DEG 25KT 4458 6953 4431 6958

$$

MARINE


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