175  
WWUS51 KGYX 052304  
SVSGYX  
 
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
704 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017  
 
MEC007-052313-  
/O.CAN.KGYX.SV.W.0086.000000T0000Z-170905T2330Z/  
FRANKLIN ME-  
704 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017  
 
...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY  
IS CANCELLED...  
 
THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS WEAKENED.  
THEREFORE, THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  
 
LAT...LON 4427 7004 4450 6995 4474 6937 4439 6923  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2303Z 237DEG 29KT 4448 6978  
 

 
 
MEC011-025-027-052330-  
/O.CON.KGYX.SV.W.0086.000000T0000Z-170905T2330Z/  
KENNEBEC ME-WALDO ME-SOMERSET ME-  
704 PM EDT TUE SEP 5 2017  
 
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT  
FOR CENTRAL KENNEBEC...NORTHWESTERN WALDO AND SOUTHEASTERN SOMERSET  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 703 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BELGRADE, OR  
NEAR OAKLAND, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH. A SECOND STRONG  
THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR CHINA AND ALBION.  
 
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, MANCHESTER, HALLOWELL, LIBERTY, PALERMO, WINTHROP, UNITY,  
BENTON, ALBION, BURNHAM, FREEDOM, WINSLOW AND SIDNEY.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 95 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 109 AND 143.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
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 4427 7004 4450 6995 4474 6937 4439 6923  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2303Z 237DEG 29KT 4448 6978  
 
HAIL...0.88IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
CEMPA  
 
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