Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1108 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...A MAJOR WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE EAST OF CAPE COD WILL TRACK NORTHEAST THIS
AFTERNOON AND THEN SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA BY
WEDNESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION TODAY. THE
SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING TO SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...A GUSTY NORTHEAST WIND WILL RESULT IN
SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

MEZ015>017-029-030-280015-
/O.CON.KCAR.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150128T0900Z/
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...
DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...
PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...
MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
1108 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...DOWN EAST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 12 TO 18 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...10 TO 15 ABOVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

MEZ005-006-010-011-031-032-280015-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150128T1200Z/
NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...
PATTEN...MEDWAY...HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...
GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...
VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
1108 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EAST CENTRAL MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES.

* TIMING...TODAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE TEENS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MEZ001>004-280015-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150128T1200Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
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
1108 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...5 TO 10 ABOVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$



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