Tag: Winter Storm

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

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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WINTER STORM WARNING – December 22, 2017

York County ARES is activated for SKYWARN at the request of the National Weather Service. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for York county from 0900 Friday until 0300 Saturday. Accumulations of 8 to 11 inches are possible with additional ice accretion. Power outages will be likely with this storm. York County ARES members …

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SKYWARN – Winter Storm Watch

All YCARES Members: The NWS has requested activation of SKYWARN for the upcoming storm. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for our area and will likely be upgraded to a warning sometime tomorrow. Spotters are encouraged to monitor the daily HWO from NWSGray and activate as necessary. Snowfall amounts and damage reports should be …

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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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