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#1 superjames1992

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 06:56 AM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
350 AM EDT WED SEP 16 2009

MEZ001>006-032-161600-
/O.CON.KCAR.FZ.W.0007.090917T0700Z-090917T1200Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...BAXTER ST PARK...
CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...MOUNT KATAHDIN...MILLINOCKET...
EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...HOULTON...HODGDON...
SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
350 AM EDT WED SEP 16 2009

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

A FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

COLD HIGH PRESSURE CRESTING OVER THE REGION TONIGHT WILL ALLOW
THE AIR TO COOL TO NEAR OR JUST BELOW FREEZING BY THURSDAY
MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST TO THREATEN OUTDOOR PLANTS. THOSE WITH AGRICULTURAL
INTERESTS IN THE WARNED AREA ARE ADVISED TO HARVEST OR PROTECT
VEGETATION. ALSO...POTTED PLANTS NORMALLY LEFT OUTDOORS SHOULD BE
COVERED OR BROUGHT INSIDE AWAY FROM THE COLD.

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First Freeze: 11/3
Coldest Temperature: 6F (1/8 & 2/20)
Wintry Events:
12/21 - T SN (Flizzard)
1/13 - T ZR (Freezing Drizzle)
1/29 - T IP (Sleet in the 40s)
2/16-2/17 - 1.9" IP/SN
2/18 - T SN (Dusting)
2/24 - 1.3" SN
2/25-2/26 - 6.5" SN
3/5 - T SN (Non-Accumulating -SN)

#2 KG4GUF

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 09:43 AM

So does anyone know if this is the first freeze warning of the [continental] United States?
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#3 Itunis

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 12:28 PM

There may have been a watch for the upper MW earlier but yeah, this is the first warning for the CONUS
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#4 Stormlover

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 12:30 PM

Not sure about a warning but I was out in Reno at the start of August and some areas near Tahoe got right at freezing even then. They has some sort of advisories out for that.
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Posted 17 September 2009 - 12:22 AM

QUOTE (KG4GUF @ Sep 16 2009, 10:43 am) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So does anyone know if this is the first freeze warning of the [continental] United States?


Yeah, northeastern Minnesota had freeze warnings the last week of August. Some places reported lows in the upper 20s. Also frost advisories around there and then it also spread down into parts of northern WI and MI.

I thought that northern Maine had a freeze warning issued one day last week already? eusa_think.gif
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