092  
WWUS71 KCAR 210359  
NPWCAR  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
1159 PM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY  
MORNING...  
 
.GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO  
EVENING IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. WINDS COULD GUST  
AS HIGH AS 45 MPH, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE  
HIGHER TERRAIN. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SHIFT INTO THE NORTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT FRIDAY AND CONTINUE GUSTY AT TIMES INTO SATURDAY  
MORNING.  
 
MEZ001-002-211200-  
/O.NEW.KCAR.FG.Y.0020.180921T0400Z-180921T1200Z/  
/O.CON.KCAR.WI.Y.0007.180921T1800Z-180922T1200Z/  
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALLAGASH, CLAYTON LAKE, MADAWASKA,  
FORT KENT, FRENCHVILLE, PRESQUE ISLE, CARIBOU, VAN BUREN,  
AND MARS HILL  
1159 PM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY
 
 
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO 8 AM EDT  
SATURDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY.  
 
* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES WITH THE DENSE  
FOG TONIGHT.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH LATE FRIDAY  
AND FRIDAY NIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...DENSE FOG TONIGHT WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.  
STRONG WINDS LATE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS,  
TREES, AND POWER LINES. NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES MAY RESULT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE  
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...  
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.  
 
A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE  
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...  
USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD  
OF YOU.  
 

 
 

 
 
MEZ003>006-010-011-015>017-029>032-211200-  
/O.CON.KCAR.WI.Y.0007.180921T1800Z-180922T1200Z/  
NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-  
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-  
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-  
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-  
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAKER LAKE, BILLY-JACK DEPOT,  
BAXTER ST PARK, CHAMBERLAIN LAKE, CHURCHILL DAM, MOUNT KATAHDIN,  
MILLINOCKET, EAST MILLINOCKET, PATTEN, MEDWAY, HOULTON, HODGDON,  
SHERMAN, SMYRNA MILLS, GREENVILLE, MONSON, BLANCHARD, LINCOLN,  
HOWLAND, SPRINGFIELD, BANGOR, BREWER, ORONO, OLD TOWN, AMHERST,  
AURORA, DEDHAM, EASTBROOK, GREAT POND, ORLAND, CALAIS,  
GRAND LAKE STREAM, WESLEY, PERRY, PRINCETON, ELLSWORTH,  
BAR HARBOR, BUCKSPORT, CASTINE, EASTPORT, MACHIAS, CHERRYFIELD,  
DOVER-FOXCROFT, MILO, GUILFORD, DANFORTH, VANCEBORO,  
AND TOPSFIELD  
1159 PM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO 8 AM EDT  
SATURDAY...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.  
 
* TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS, TREES, AND POWER  
LINES. NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES MAY RESULT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE  
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...  
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.  
 

 
 

 
 
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