Category: Skywarn

BLIZZARD WARNING – March 13, 2018

York County ARES has been activated at the request of the National Weather Service. A winter storm warning is in effect for our area and a blizzard warning has been issued for coastal zones. High winds are expected and power outages are likely with this storm. SKYWARN operations nets will be called on various area …

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WINTER STORM WARNING – March 13, 2018

York County ARES has been activated at the request of the National Weather Service in Gray. A Winter Storm Warning will take effect tonight at midnight for snowfall amounts forecast to exceed 12″ in most areas. Spotters are urged to report totals and damage to the NWS via area nets or traditional methods.   $$ …

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SKYWARN – WINTER STORM WARNING – March 7, 2018

York County ARES has been activated at the request of the NWS. A winter storm warning and coastal flood warning are in effect for our area. Snowfall accumulations exceeding 15″ and approaching 20″ are expected. High winds are also expected and could cause power outages, blizzard condition are also possible. A regional net will be …

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March 8th Meeting Postponed

Due to the impending winter storm, the March 8th meeting of York County ARES is being moved the the following Thursday, March 15th at it’s regular time and location. Stay tuned to this site and social media for possible skywarn activations. -W1WDW

SKYWARN Activation – Winter Storm Warning 2/7/2018

York County ARES is activated at the request of the National Weather Service. A winter storm warning has been issued for our area until 11 pm Wednesday night. Snowfall accumulations in excess of 11 inches is possible. Spotters are requested to relay their reports to WFO Gray via telephone, radio or social media.

LEVEL 1 ALERT – EOC Activated – January 4, 2017

York County ARES has moved to a level 1 alert. York County Emergency Management has activated their EOC and is currently coordinating with local agencies and responders. York County ARES has not been advised of a pending activation but all members should be prepared for a possible level 2 or level 3 activation. York County …

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BLIZZARD WARNING – January 4, 2018

York County ARES is activated at the request of the National Weather Service. A Blizzard Warning is in effect from noon on Thursday until 0100 Friday. Winds as high as 50mph and snow accumulations of up to 12 inches are possible with this storm. Blowing and drifting snow will result in whiteout conditions and travel …

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BLIZZARD WARNING – 12/25/2017

The national Weather Service has upgraded the winter storm warning to a blizzard warning for counties in southern and western Maine. Skywarn spotters are requested to make snowfall, wind and damage reports to the NWS per normal operating procedures.

WINTER STORM WARNING – December 25, 2017

A winter storm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for York County. A winter storm capable of producing up to 12 inches of snowfall is in progress over our region. Snowfall reports are requested to be made to the NWS Gray by usual means. No emergency nets are anticipated at this time. …

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York County EOC Activated – ARES Level 1 Alert

York County ARES has moved to a level 1 alert. York County EOC will be activated at 1200 Saturday and CMP has pre-staged 100 power line crews in anticipation of power outages. York County ARES has not been notified of any potential ARES activation, however, all members should check equipment and supplies and be prepared …

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York County ARES is not activated $$ W1WDW