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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
130 PM EST FRI JAN 16 2015
 
MEZ019>022-024>028-161915-
ANDROSCOGGIN ME-KENNEBEC ME-INTERIOR WALDO ME-KNOX ME-
COASTAL CUMBERLAND ME-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND ME-COASTAL WALDO ME-
SAGADAHOC ME-LINCOLN ME-
130 PM EST FRI JAN 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  KENNEBEC COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR WALDO COUNTY IN MAINE
  KNOX COUNTY IN MAINE
  COASTAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE
  COASTAL WALDO COUNTY IN MAINE
  SAGADAHOC COUNTY IN MAINE
  LINCOLN COUNTY IN MAINE

* UNTIL 215 PM EST

* AT 128 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS 
  TRACKING HEAVY SNOW SQUALLS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR 
  HERMON TO LIBERTY TO NEAR TOPSHAM...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 40 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...
  AUGUSTA...
  BRUNSWICK...
  BATH...
  ROCKLAND...
  AND BELFAST. 

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 4404 6907 4388 6888 4402 6913 4401 6913
      4386 6889 4386 6932 4407 6917 4391 6942
      4376 6931 4377 6933 4403 6953 4377 6958
      4397 7039 4472 6928 4468 6881 4419 6881
      4418 6906 4405 6859 4404 6855
TIME...MOT...LOC 1825Z 275DEG 34KT 4478 6893 4438 6931 4391 7004 

$$

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