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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
213 PM EST FRI JAN 16 2015
 
MEZ022-026>028-161945-
INTERIOR WALDO ME-KNOX ME-COASTAL WALDO ME-LINCOLN ME-
213 PM EST FRI JAN 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  INTERIOR WALDO COUNTY IN MAINE
  KNOX COUNTY IN MAINE
  COASTAL WALDO COUNTY IN MAINE
  LINCOLN COUNTY IN MAINE

* UNTIL 245 PM EST

* AT 212 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS 
  TRACKING HEAVY SNOW SQUALLS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES 
  EAST OF STOCKTON SPRINGS TO 7 MILES EAST OF ROCKPORT TO 14 MILES 
  SOUTHEAST OF ROCKLAND TO 29 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BOOTHBAY 
  HARBOR...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 45 MPH.

* BRIEF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY WITH THESE SQUALLS...MEANING 
  VISIBILITIES NEAR ZERO AND WIND GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH FOR A 10 
  MINUTE PERIOD OR SO AT ANY GIVEN LOCATION. DRIVING WILL BE 
  DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE DURING THIS SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. A 
  QUICK INCH OF SNOW MAY FALL DURING THAT TIME AS WELL.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ROCKLAND...
  BELFAST...
  LINCOLNVILLE...
  CAMDEN...
  AND ROCKPORT. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY SNOW CAN LIMIT VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A HUNDRED FEET. YOU 
MAY ENCOUNTER ROADWAY HAZARDS WITHOUT HAVING ADEQUATE TIME TO SAFELY 
AVOID THEM. IF YOU MUST DRIVE...DO SO AT LOW SPEED AND USE LOW BEAM 
HEADLIGHTS. MAINTAIN EXTRA SEPARATION BETWEEN YOURSELF AND 
SURROUNDING VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4409 6904 4406 6908 4389 6873 4404 6911
      4382 6888 4395 6920 4378 6885 4376 6932
      4407 6916 4407 6917 4393 6930 4394 6930
      4390 6938 4422 6936 4457 6881 4443 6900
      4419 6881 4418 6906 4404 6855
TIME...MOT...LOC 1910Z 281DEG 37KT 4451 6873 4415 6893 4392 6896 4346
6940

$$

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