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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
104 PM EST FRI JAN 16 2015
 
MEZ012-018>020-023>025-NHZ006-008>010-013-014-161915-
COASTAL YORK ME-ANDROSCOGGIN ME-COASTAL CUMBERLAND ME-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND ME-INTERIOR YORK ME-SAGADAHOC ME-
SOUTHERN OXFORD ME-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM NH-
STRAFFORD NH-MERRIMACK NH-SOUTHERN CARROLL NH-BELKNAP NH-
104 PM EST FRI JAN 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  COASTAL YORK COUNTY IN MAINE
  ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY IN MAINE
  COASTAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN MAINE
  INTERIOR YORK COUNTY IN MAINE
  SAGADAHOC COUNTY IN MAINE
  SOUTHERN OXFORD COUNTY IN MAINE
  COASTAL ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  STRAFFORD COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  MERRIMACK COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  SOUTHERN CARROLL COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  BELKNAP COUNTY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

* UNTIL 215 PM EST

* AT 102 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS 
  TRACKING SNOW SQUALLS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTH OF 
  RAYMOND MAINE TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OSSIPEE NEW HAMPSHIRE TO 6 
  MILES EAST OF NEW LONDON NEW HAMPSHIRE...MOVING TO THE EAST-
  SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* BRIEF LOCALIZED WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS THESE SQUALLS 
  PUSH SOUTHEASTWARD INTO SOUTHEAST NEW HAMPSHIRE AND SOUTHERN 
  MAINE. WINDS MAY BRIEFLY GUST UP TO 35 MPH. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO 
  USE CAUTION AS RAPID CHANGES IN VISIBILITY AND ROAD CONDITIONS ARE 
  LIKELY OVER SHORT DISTANCES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PORTLAND...
  LACONIA...
  ROCHESTER...
  DOVER...
  AND BIDDEFORD. 

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 4344 7201 4406 7059 4384 6971 4369 6983
      4383 6991 4372 6994 4382 6995 4375 7005
      4386 6995 4381 7010 4385 7008 4384 7010
      4371 7013 4378 7019 4377 7020 4363 7026
      4362 7010 4361 7012 4353 7036 4297 7077
TIME...MOT...LOC 1759Z 292DEG 30KT 4401 7046 4364 7098 4342 7185 

$$
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