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Blizzard Update – 21:30

Blizzard conditions are still affecting the region, CMP is reporting almost 30,000 power outages, most of which are in York County. Spotters are encouraged to continue making reports to the NWS when time and safety permit. There will be no York County Skywarn net called tonight due to unavailability. Skywarn should be operating from time …

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TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: SKYWARN Summer Spotter Training

The National Weather Service will be conducting a Skywarn Summer Spotter Training session on April 13th at 6pm at the York County Emergency Management Agency, 149 Jordan Springs Road in Alfred.

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March Meeting Announcement

The next meeting of York County ARES will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6pm at the York County Emergency Management facility in Alfred. 

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Some Changes

Due to recent issues that have come to light, I have started work on updating some things within the group.

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UPDATE: Skywarn Activation 2/9/2017

Here is an update to the previous message in reference to the winter storm affecting our county. Here are the latest snowfall predicitons. CSTY: WGME

York County ARES Meeting Cancelled

For all YCARES Personnel,   After discussions with meteorologists and looking at the forecasts for Thursday, I have decided to cancel Thursday’s ARES meeting in Alfred.

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Thank you to YCARES members!

I’d like to extend a thank you to all the YCARES members who checked into the Skywarn net on Thursday evening to submit conditions reports. Skywarn activations can happen frequently and it is a fantastic opportunity to get operating practice in a directed net condition. Too many groups like to talk but never practice their …

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Tonight’s Meeting Canceled

I apologize for the late notice but tonight’s meeting of York County ARES is canceled. I am ill and unable to speak so out next meeting will be held Thursday, January 12 at 6pm at the York County EMA. Thank you for your understanding and Merry Christmas!

York County ARES December Meeting

The December meeting of York County ARES will take place Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:00pm at the York County Emergency Management Agency facility, 149 Jordan Springs Road, Alfred, Maine. 

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Welcome To York County ARES

Welcome to York County ARES, we are the ARRL ARES group serving York County, Maine. We have operational agreements with York County Emergency Management and provide supplemental emergency communications to YCEMA at their request.

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