Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
128 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

MEZ005-006-011-015>017-029>032-052030-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-NORTHERN
PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-SOUTHERN
PISCATAQUIS-COASTAL WASHINGTON-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
128 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...AREA OF HEAVY SNOW...

AT 126 PM EST...AN AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WAS LOCATED OVER THE BANGOR
REGION AND MUCH OF DOWNEAST AND WILL PERSIST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
HOURS.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 95 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 155 AND 245.

  * VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE IN THIS AREA
  OF HEAVY SNOW.

  * SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE OCCURRING IN THIS
  AREA OF HEAVY SNOW.

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY IN WINTER WEATHER SITUATIONS. BE
PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN
AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELING...OR AVOID TRAVELING IF POSSIBLE.

LAT...LON 4459 6740 4457 6737 4463 6759 4445 6758
      4453 6781 4459 6782 4434 6805 4454 6832
      4414 6824 4412 6862 4468 6881 4464 6918
      4505 6950 4605 6778 4569 6782 4559 6743
      4528 6749 4481 6695
TIME...MOT...LOC 1826Z 240DEG 49KT 4479 6853
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