Tag: ARES

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 Remaining At Level 1 Alert

York County ARES will remain at a level 1 (alert) status through tomorrow at the earliest due to the number of power outages in York, Cumberland and Oxford counties. The York County ARES primary and secondary repeaters are back on the air and are available for use by stations with emergency, priority, or routine traffic …

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CMP Outages Top 329,000

As of 9:15am, Central Maine Power is reporting over 329,000 power outages in their service area. Over 65,000 of those in York County, over 13,000 reported in Oxford County and over 85,000 reported in Cumberland County. At this time, the primary and backup ARES repeaters in York County are off the air, and there is …

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***DRILL*** YORK COUNTY ARES ACTIVATION ***DRILL***

***DRILL*** THIS IS AN EXERCISE – YORK COUNTY ARES HAS BEEN ACTIVATED AT THE REQUEST OF THE YORK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.

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NWS Skywarn Summer Training

York County ARES would like to extend our thanks to York County Emergency Management for hosting and NWS Gray for conducting their Skywarn Spring/Summer Spotter Training tonight in Alfred.

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York County ARES Meeting and Training

The next meeting of York County ARES will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 6pm at the York County EMA in Alfred. 

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ARES Level 1 Status – Alert

York County ARES has been notified of a partial EMA activation. This does not mean ARES has been or will be activated, however stations should consider this a level 1 (alert) status and prepare accordingly. Any stations that are available to staff positions in the event of a full activation please contact me by email. …

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SKYWARN: Major Winter Storm – 2/12/17 *UPDATED*

The National Weather Service has requested the activation of Skywarn groups across the area in preparation for the upcoming winter storm. A Winter Storm Warning as well as a Blizzard Watch have been issued for the county. Snowfall estimates are forecast to be in the range of 12-24″ in our area with possibility for higher …

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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

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 is not activated $$ W1WDW