Tag: Skywarn

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 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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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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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