Monday, August 01, 2005

Fw: [WHDHwx] Tornado Warning


Gabriel Ricker  Haverhill, MA, USA
FRS Radio Call Sign: Skywarn Haverhill
IPN Dispatcher/SmarTraveler TrafficTracker
SKYWARN Spotter
Member of North Shore Radio Assc./WeatherMatrix
 
----- Forwarded Message -----
Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2005 21:12:07 +0000
Subject: [WHDHwx] Tornado Warning
 
MEC021-012130-
/O.NEW.KCAR.TO.W.0002.050801T2104Z-050801T2130Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
504 PM EDT MON AUG 1 2005

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
EAST CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MAINE
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...RIPOGENUS...MOUNT KATAHDIN

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 501 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR
RIPOGENUS...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

* THE TORNADO IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR...
RIPOGENUS BY 507 PM EDT
BAXTER STATE PARK AND MOUNT KATAHDIN REGION BY 525 PM EDT

IF YOU ARE CAUGHT OUTSIDE...SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY REINFORCED
BUILDING. AS A LAST RESORT...SEEK SHELTER IN A CULVERT...DITCH OR LOW
SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A
WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

LAT...LON 4595 6924 4579 6926 4571 6890 4599 6886

$$

HEWITT

 
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