790  
WUUS51 KGYX 052243  
SVRGYX  
MEC007-011-025-027-052330-  
/O.NEW.KGYX.SV.W.0086.170905T2243Z-170905T2330Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
643 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
KENNEBEC COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MAINE...  
NORTHWESTERN WALDO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MAINE...  
SOUTHEASTERN SOMERSET COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MAINE...  
SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WESTERN MAINE...  
 
* UNTIL 730 PM EDT  
 
* AT 643 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WINTHROP, OR  
10 MILES NORTHWEST OF AUGUSTA, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES, AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
AUGUSTA, WATERVILLE, FAIRFIELD, OAKLAND, PITTSFIELD, CHINA,  
CLINTON, BELGRADE, FARMINGDALE, MANCHESTER, HALLOWELL, LIBERTY,  
PALERMO, WINTHROP, UNITY, BENTON, ALBION, CHESTERVILLE, BURNHAM AND  
FAYETTE.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 95 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 108 AND 144.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.  
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN  
HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4425 7004 4449 7010 4474 6937 4439 6923  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2243Z 237DEG 29KT 4439 6997  
 
HAIL...0.88IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
CEMPA  
 
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