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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
348 AM EST THU FEB 19 2015
 
MEZ012-019-020-024-025-191015-
ANDROSCOGGIN ME-COASTAL CUMBERLAND ME-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND ME-
SAGADAHOC ME-SOUTHERN OXFORD ME-
348 AM EST THU FEB 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  COASTAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE
  SAGADAHOC COUNTY IN MAINE
  SOUTHERN OXFORD COUNTY IN MAINE

* UNTIL 515 AM EST

* AT 345 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS 
  TRACKING VERY HEAVY SNOW ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES 
  NORTHEAST OF NAPLES TO GRAY TO NEAR SOUTH PORTLAND...MOVING TO THE 
  NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

* SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE 1 TO 3 INCHES IN THIS BAND AS IT MOVES 
  NORTHEASTWARD. VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED TO A COUPLE HUNDRED 
  YARDS AT TIMES. THE BAND IS EXPECTED TO LAST ANYWHERE FROM 30 TO 
  90 MINUTES AT ANY GIVEN LOCATION AND WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT 
  TRAVEL. 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.
  

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  LEWISTON...
  MINOT...
  AUBURN...
  BRUNSWICK...
  GRAY...
  AND TOPSHAM. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY SNOW CAN LIMIT VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A HUNDRED FEET.

&&

LAT...LON 4384 6981 4381 6986 4388 6990 4372 7000
      4387 6999 4382 7010 4385 7008 4384 7010
      4372 7012 4371 7013 4378 7017 4371 7014
      4372 7022 4365 7018 4407 7065 4444 7047
TIME...MOT...LOC 0841Z 188DEG 13KT 4405 7055 4389 7032 4368 7015 

$$

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