National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory For Most Of Maine
Well, this blows.
The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Wind Advisory for most of Maine, including Bangor, Brewer, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport, and the surrounding areas. The Advisory for wind gusts of up to 45 MPH is in effect between 6 tonight and 6 p.m. Saturday.
With a high temperature of 19 degree predicted for Saturday, the NWS is predicting wind chills of anywhere between -1 and -3 during the 12 hour period.
Our area may experience power outages, so please be prepared. Here's how to report a POWER OUTAGE in both the Emera Maine and CMP areas.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Caribou ME 323 AM EST Fri Feb 8 2019 MEZ001>006-010-011-015>017-029>032-081630- /O.NEW.KCAR.WI.Y.0003.190208T2300Z-190209T2300Z/ Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-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 Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska, Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren, Mars Hill, 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 323 AM EST Fri Feb 8 2019 ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EST SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM EST Saturday. * WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * TIMING...6 PM this evening to 6 PM EST Saturday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and scattered power outages may result. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.