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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL CYCLONE LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1158 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011

...IRENE IS NO LONGER A TROPICAL SYSTEM AND HEADED NORTHEAST AWAY
FROM NEW ENGLAND ...

.NEW INFORMATION...
WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND MARINE INTERESTS IN SELECT
LOCATIONS AND COASTAL WATER LEGS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN
MAINE AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT
ANYWHERE ACROSS NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN MAINE AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST PUBLIC AND MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILED
INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 11 PM EDT...THE EXTRA-TROPICAL REMNANTS OF IRENE WERE LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 45.3N... LONGITUDE 71.3W. THIS WAS ON THE NEW
HAMPSHIRE QUEBEC BORDER...OR ABOUT 120 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF
PORTLAND ME. STORM MOTION WAS NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 26 MPH. STORM
INTENSITY WAS 50 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
IRENE HAS BECOME EXTRA-TROPICAL AND WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK
NORTHEAST THROUGH QUEBEC...AND AWAY FROM NEW ENGLAND. BREEZY
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY. OTHER THAN A FEW
SHOWERS...THE RAIN HAS ENDED AS WELL.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE ARE AREAS OF SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN MAINE. IF YOU ARE IN ANY OF
THESE AREAS...DO NOT DRIVE OR ENTER FLOODED ROADS AND WATCH FOR
WASH OUTS. ALSO...STAY ALERT FOR STAY DOWNED TREES AND POWER
LINES.

MARINERS SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST BEFORE
MAKING ANY DEFINITE PLANS.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL
STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY
REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.

MEZ007>009-012-013-NHZ001>009-290500-
/O.CAN.KGYX.TR.W.1009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-
NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
1158 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU OR SOMEONE ELSE NEEDS EMERGENCY HELP...CALL 9 1 1.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL NEWS MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION ON STORM IMPACTS.

IF YOU ARE USING A PORTABLE GENERATOR...OBSERVE ALL SAFETY
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING...ELECTROCUTION...
OR FIRES. PORTABLE GENERATORS SHOULD BE OPERATED OUTDOORS...IN A
DRY AND WELL VENTILATED PLACE. DO NOT STORE FUEL INSIDE YOUR HOME
OR GARAGE.

STAY OUT OF FLOODED AREAS AS THE WATER MAY BE CONTAMINATED OR THE
ROAD MIGHT HAVE BEEN WASHED AWAY. TEST DRINKING WATER BEFORE
USING...PARTICULARLY FROM WELLS. STAY AWAY FROM DOWNED POWER
LINES TOO.

&&


...INLAND FLOODING...
THERE ARE STILL AREAS OF SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN MAINE...AND RUNOFF FROM THE
SIGNIFICANT WILL CONTINUE IN SOME AREAS. STAY INFORMED OF ANY
CURRENT OR POSSIBLE NEW FLOOD WARNINGS.


$$

MEZ014-018>028-NHZ010-013-014-290500-
/O.CAN.KGYX.TR.W.1009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-
KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-
LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
1158 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU OR SOMEONE ELSE NEEDS EMERGENCY HELP...CALL 9 1 1.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL NEWS MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST INFORMATION ON STORM IMPACTS.

IF YOU ARE USING A PORTABLE GENERATOR...OBSERVE ALL SAFETY
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING...ELECTROCUTION...
OR FIRES. PORTABLE GENERATORS SHOULD BE OPERATED OUTDOORS...IN A
DRY AND WELL VENTILATED PLACE. DO NOT STORE FUEL INSIDE YOUR HOME
OR GARAGE.


&&

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
THE TIDE AT PORTLAND TIDE GAGE PEAKED LATE SUNDAY EVENING JUST
BELOW STAGE...ALTHOUGH WAVE ACTIONS DID BRING WATER ONSHORE IN
SOME PLACES. THE WATER WILL RECEDE THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

ANZ150>154-290500-
/O.CAN.KGYX.TR.W.1009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
1158 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT OR SAFE HARBOR UNTIL WINDS AND
SEAS SUBSIDE. FOR ANY SMALL CRAFT WHO ARE IN DISTRESS...OR IF YOU
SEE SOMEONE ELSE IN DISTRESS...RADIO YOUR SITUATION ACCORDING TO
MARITIME PROTOCOL. IF APPROPRIATE...DEPLOY YOUR EMERGENCY DISTRESS
BEACON.

&&

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. GALE FORCE WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BUT WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING. SEAS REMAIN WILL REMAIN IN THE 15 TO 20 FOOT RANGE IN THE
OPEN WATERS OVERNIGHT...BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING DURING THE
DAY MONDAY.

$$






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