Tag: Storm

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 – 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.

YCARES Securing From Level 1 Status

York County ARES will be standing down from level 1 alert status at 1800 today. Further damage and power outages are not expected. CMP has begun restoration across the area and most homes should be back online by Saturday night according to CMP representatives. YCARES primary and secondary repeaters remain on the air and available …

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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 Over 386,000

As of 5:15pm, Central Maine Power is reporting over 386,000 power outages in their service area. This number is slightly down from earlier when outages topped 400,000. Central Maine Power says they are focusing their efforts on de-energizing downed lines and restoring power to critical facilities such as hospitals before full restoration begins. Governor Lepage …

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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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YCARES Repeaters Down

BULLETIN – The WJ1L 145.410MHZ repeater and the W1BHR 147.345MHZ repeater are both off the air due to the storm. York County ARES members should monitor 147.570MHz simplex CSQ for any emergency traffic. At this time SKYWARN has been taking damage reports on the W1QUI 147.090MHz (T100) repeater in Falmouth.