Category: Skywarn

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

SKYWARN: Winter Storm Warning 2/9/17

York County ARES/Skywarn is activated at the request of the National Weather Service due to the Winter Storm Warning. Snowfall amounts are forecast to exceed 11″ along the coast of the county. Heavy snow and blowing winds will make travel conditions dangerous and spotters should not venture out on the roads. Spotters are encouraged to …

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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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Skywarn Activation: Winter Storm 2/7/2017

York County ARES/SKYWARN will activate at the request of the National Weather Service due to the impending winter storm in Maine. Snowfall in excess of 4-8″ is expected in the county.

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SKYWARN – Winter Storm 1-23 to 1-24

York County ARES has activated at the request of NWS Gray due to the approaching winter storm. As of 23:00 on Monday, York County was under a Winter Weather Advisory with forecast amount ranging from 1-3 inches of snow with up to a tenth of an inch of ice. There is also a Coastal Flood …

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Winter Storm – 1/17/17-1/18/17

The latest guidance from NWS indicates that spotter activation will not be needed. Spotters/ARES members are encouraged to monitor conditions and be prepared to activate for Skywarn if conditions worsen. Estimates right now are for 3-6″ of snow across interior zones, less along the coast.   $$ W1WDW

SKYWARN ACTIVATION – Winter Storm 12/29/2016

York County ARES will be activating Skywarn at the request of the National Weather Service. A winter storm warning and wind advisory are in effect for York county including coastal York county. The potential for up to a foot of snow for some places in our county and high winds are expected. Power outages are …

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SKYWARN Activation – Winter Storm 12/11-12/2016

The National Weather Service in Gray has activated SKYWARN for the impending winter storm. Spotters are requested to make reports to the NWS in Gray in accordance with SKYWARN procedures regarding winter weather. -W1WDW

SKYWARN Recognition Day

It’s that time of year again! SKYWARN Recognition Day will be held December 2-3 for 24 hours starting at 7pm eastern time on December 2 and lasting until 7pm on December 3. All radio amateurs are welcome to visit the NWS office in Gray on Friday and operate the WX1GYX station to make contacts on …

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York County ARES is not activated $$ W1WDW