Weather Alerts for Bangor Maine

Issued by the National Weather Service

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
BANGOR MAINE

Areas Affected:
Central Penobscot - Central Piscataquis - Central Washington - Coastal Hancock - Coastal Washington - Interior Hancock - Northeast Aroostook - Northern Penobscot - Northern Piscataquis - Northern Somerset - Northern Washington - Northwest Aroostook - Southeast Aroostook - Southern Penobscot - Southern Piscataquis
Effective: Mon, 5/27 3:31am Updated: Mon, 5/27 4:20am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 5/27 3:45pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...National Weather Service Cold Water Safety Message...
* The warm air temperatures today in the mid 60s may cause people to
underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which are
currently only in the lower 50s on the lakes and in the lower 50s
on the rivers.
* The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to
anyone immersed in the water. According to the Maine Warden
Service, when the water temperature is below 60 degrees, the
average submerged person could lose dexterity within minutes and
be unable to accomplish simple tasks. Anyone on small boats,
canoes or kayaks should plan accordingly if recreating this
weekend and use extreme caution to avoid this threat. Paddle
smart from the start and always wear your life jacket!

Frost Advisory  FROST ADVISORY   Frost Advisory
BANGOR MAINE

Areas Affected:
Central Piscataquis - Northern Penobscot
Effective: Tue, 5/28 2:00am Updated: Mon, 5/27 4:20am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 5/28 8:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT TUESDAY...
The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Frost
Advisory, which is in effect from 2 AM to 8 AM EDT Tuesday.
* TEMPERATURES...In the mid 30s.
* TIMING...Tuesday Morning.
* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions may damage sensitive
vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the
cold.

Information:
A Frost Advisory means that frost is possible. Sensitive outdoor
plants may be killed if left uncovered.