Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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

MEZ021-262230-
KENNEBEC ME-
602 PM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 602 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR AUGUSTA...MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 20
  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.

* THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF EAST CENTRAL
  KENNEBEC COUNTY.

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 4430 6970 4435 6975 4452 6954 4439 6949
TIME...MOT...LOC 2159Z 236DEG 18KT 4436 6967

$$

MARINE


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