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Kennebec County Emergency Management Agency
Sunday October 28th, 2012 :: 10:42 a.m. EDT

Advisory

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
923 AM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE SANDY WILL MOVE NORTH THROUGH THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC TODAY AND THEN TURN WEST TOWARD THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST ON MONDAY. STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT MUCH OF NEW ENGLAND
WELL AWAY FROM THE STORM CENTER AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BE
STRONG BETWEEN THE DEEP LOW TO THE SOUTH AND THE STRONG HIGH TO
THE NORTH. NORTHEAST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS
WILL BE ALONG THE COAST AND IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

MEZ012>014-018>028-NHZ003>010-013-014-282130-
/O.CON.KGYX.HW.A.0001.121029T1800Z-121030T1200Z/
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...
FARMINGTON...WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...
SANFORD...BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...
LEWISTON-AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...
WINTERPORT...UNITY...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...
TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...
ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE...LITTLETON...
NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...
OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...
HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...
DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
923 AM EDT SUN OCT 28 2012

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY DOWN TREES AS WELL AS POWER LINES
CAUSING POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

Address/Location
Kennebec County Emergency Management Agency
125 State St
Augusta, ME 04330

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 207-623-8407

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