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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
307 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

ANZ250-254-221800-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0141.141222T1800Z-141224T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
307 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM EST TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
307 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

ANZ251-221800-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0141.141223T0600Z-141224T0000Z/
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
307 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM EST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
  KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
445 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ032-033-038>043-047>054-058>061-063>066-
082>084-VTZ013>015-231100-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-
SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WARREN-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-
EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY-EASTERN ALBANY-
WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-
WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-
WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-
SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
445 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND
SOUTHERN VERMONT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A BRIEF PERIOD OF MIXED PRECIPITATION INCLUDING A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION WEDNESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CHRISTMAS EVE. A PERIOD OF HEAVY RAINFALL WITH
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY WHICH ALONG WITH SNOWMELT
WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME MINOR FLOODING AND
SIGNIFICANT WITHIN BANK RISES OF LARGER STEM RIVERS.

STRONG GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS ARE POSSIBLE AFTER A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE THURSDAY. WIND HEADLINES MAY BE NEEDED CHRISTMAS
DAY AND NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
426 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-RIZ001>008-230930-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
426 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN
CONNECTICUT...CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND
SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHWEST
AND NORTH CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MIGHT
BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS WEST OF SOUTHERN NEW
ENGLAND ON CHRISTMAS EVE INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL
BRING HEAVY RAINFALL WITH POTENTIAL FOR SOME URBAN/POOR DRAINAGE
FLOODING.

ALSO...A BRIEF PERIOD OF SOUTHERLY WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 50 MPH IS
POSSIBLE CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT ON THE COASTAL PLAIN. A BETTER CHANCE
FOR THESE WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON AND NIGHT
ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION...AS THE WINDS TURN WEST.

FINALLY...SPLASH OVER AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS LIKELY ON THE
EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS DURING THE MIDDAY HIGH TIDES TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON THE SOUTH COAST
DURING THE WEDNESDAY EVENING HIGH TIDE.

THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS SYSTEM SO STAY TUNED TO
THE LATEST FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
426 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

ANZ230>237-250-251-254>256-230930-
BOSTON HARBOR-CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-
BUZZARDS BAY-RHODE ISLAND SOUND-NARRAGANSETT BAY-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO
20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
426 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE
ISLAND COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY FOR SOUTHERLY GALE FORCE GUSTS WEDNESDAY
AND WESTERLY GALE GUSTS THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
339 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

ANZ153-MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-NHZ001>015-231100-
CASCO BAY-NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
339 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CASCO BAY...WESTERN
MAINE...CENTRAL NEW HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE...SOUTHEASTERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

STRONG LOW PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO PASS TO THE WEST OF NEW
ENGLAND ON CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY. THE AREA IS EXPECTED
TO SEE AROUND 2 INCHES RAINFALL...WITH THE HEAVIEST RAIN WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. SOME FLOODING OF RIVERS AND STREAMS REMAINS POSSIBLE.
COASTAL FLOODING IS A POSSIBILITY AS WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
339 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

ANZ150>152-154-231100-
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
339 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PENOBSCOT BAY...THE COASTAL
WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA...THE COASTAL
WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME AND THE COASTAL
WATERS FROM STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
327 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

NYZ026>031-034-035-087-VTZ001>012-016>019-230830-
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON-
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-GRAND ISLE-
WESTERN FRANKLIN-ORLEANS-ESSEX-WESTERN CHITTENDEN-LAMOILLE-CALEDONIA-
WASHINGTON-WESTERN ADDISON-ORANGE-WESTERN RUTLAND-WINDSOR-
EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN ADDISON-EASTERN RUTLAND-
327 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN NEW YORK...CENTRAL
VERMONT...NORTHEAST VERMONT...NORTHWEST VERMONT AND SOUTHERN
VERMONT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH
TOMORROW AFTERNOON WITH LIGHT ICING POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER
SOUTHERN VERMONT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
CONTINUED CHANCE FOR SOME LIGHT ICING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON
FROM LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION. WIDESPREAD RAIN DEVELOPS
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS EVE AND CONTINUES INTO EARLY
CHRISTMAS DAY. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM A HALF INCH
TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER VERMONT.
THIS MAY LEAD TO SOME MINOR FLOODING ON SMALLER RIVERS AND STREAMS
AS WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO CAUSE SNOWMELT...WHICH WILL ALSO
INCREASE RIVER LEVELS. ANOTHER POTENTIAL IMPACT CHRISTMAS EVE WILL
BE WIND GUSTS FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 50 MPH...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. THIS MAY
LEAD TO POTENTIAL POWER OUTAGES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
253 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MEZ001>006-010-011-015>017-029>032-230800-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-
COASTAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
253 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL MAINE...NORTH
CENTRAL MAINE...NORTHERN MAINE...SOUTHEAST MAINE AND WEST CENTRAL
MAINE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A LARGE STORM IS EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAIN AND WIND WEDNESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY RAINFALL...SNOWMELT
AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. HIGH
WINDS MAY EFFECT COASTAL AREAS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE STRONGEST
WINDS OVER THE INTERIOR MAY BE LATER THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY
FOLLOWING A FRONTAL PASSAGE.

IN ADDITION...THERE WILL BE LARGE WAVES AND THE POTENTIAL FOR
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
253 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

ANZ050>052-230800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT 25 NM-
INTRA COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME-
253 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED LATE WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY
FOR STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS AS LOW PRESSURE LIFTS WEST OF THE
WATERS, THEN STRONG GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS LATER THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY FOLLOWING A FRONTAL PASSAGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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