Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Caribou ME
1027 AM EDT WED MAY 23 2018

MEZ002-004>006-231500-
Southeast Aroostook-Northern Piscataquis-Northeast Aroostook-Northern
Penobscot-
1027 AM EDT WED MAY 23 2018

...A LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN
PISCATAQUIS...SOUTHEASTERN AROOSTOOK AND NORTH CENTRAL PENOBSCOT
COUNTIES...

At 1024 AM EDT, a line of heavy showers was located 8 miles
southeast of Scopan, or 10 miles south of Presque Isle, moving
southeast at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph...heavy downpours and visibilities of less
than a half mile are possible with these showers.

Locations impacted include...
Presque Isle, Caribou, Houlton, Fort Fairfield, Limestone, Patten,
Mapleton, Washburn, Mars Hill, Hodgdon, Ashland, Easton, Woodland,
Sherman, Island Falls, Bridgewater, Smyrna, Masardis, Amity and Mount
Chase.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 95 between mile makers 259 and 304.
 US Highway 1 between Orient and Caribou.
 State Highway 11 between Stacyville and Ashland.

LAT...LON 4622 6778 4589 6779 4587 6781 4582 6779
      4579 6855 4623 6917 4688 6811 4694 6779
TIME...MOT...LOC 1424Z 323DEG 69KT 4643 6813

$$

Bloomer



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