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The University of Maine at Fort Kent is now Storm Ready

| November 19, 2014

This campus is now storm ready. The University of Maine at Fort Kent now joins the University of Maine at Presque Isle and the University of Maine at Orono, in the designation of storm ready. Making it three campuses in the state with that title. When you think of storm ready,¬†you may only think of […]

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How To Get A Proper Temperature Reading

| July 3, 2014

Taking an outside temperature is not as easy as you think it is. In order to get a proper reading, there are a few things to consider when using a thermometer. “You want to have it not near another surface, like for example, if you have a thermometer right outside your house, especially on hot […]

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Spring/Summer Workshop at the National Weather Service in Caribou

| May 16, 2014

These forecasters are all hard at work at the National Weather Service in Caribou getting ready for the upcoming summer season. “Basically the goal is to prepare out forecasters for summer convection, so the thunderstorms, the flash flooding and all those sorts of threats that go along with summer severe weather,” says Todd Foisy the […]

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Above Normal Flood Potential for Northern Maine

| April 8, 2014

With the above normal snowpack for this time of year, the flood potential is now above normal. This includes the potential for flooding due to ice jams. “We still have generally 25 to 40 inches over northern and central Maine into Western New Brunswick, and that snowpack contains a lot of water. Generally about 8 […]

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The Cold Weather is Here, So Make Sure Your House is Weatherized

| December 12, 2013

We will feel the coldest air so far this season, as highs will only reach the single digits. Arctic air is pouring into the region dropping temperatures, and the wind is not helping the matter. Todd Foisy, the Science and Operations Officer, shows a map of the minimum winds chills for Thursday morning. “You can […]

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