Southeast Aroostook Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 3:08 AM EDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... National Weather Service cold water safety message...

* the warm air temperatures this afternoon in the lower to mid
70s may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold
water. Temperatures are currently only in the lower 50s on the
lakes and around 50 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!



308 am EDT Sat may 25 2019

... National Weather Service cold water safety message...

* the warm air temperatures this afternoon in the lower to mid
70s may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold
water. Temperatures are currently only in the lower 50s on the
lakes and around 50 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!




320 PM EDT Fri may 24 2019

... National Weather Service cold water safety message...

* the warm air temperatures on Saturday in the lower to mid 70s may
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water.
Temperatures are currently only in the lower 50s on the lakes and
around 50 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!




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