Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
235 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE WEST EARLY THIS MORNING WILL
RE-DEVELOP IN THE GULF OF MAINE TODAY...AND INTENSIFY TONIGHT. THE
LOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SATURDAY. HEAVY
SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. STRONG WIND LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING WILL
CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTERLY COLD WEATHER
WILL FOLLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE STORM FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-301945-
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NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
COASTAL HANCOCK-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...
BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD...BANGOR...
BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...
BLUE HILL...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
235 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHWESTERN MAINE DOWN THROUGH THE CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS TO COASTAL HANCOCK COUNTY.

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. LARGE DRIFTS
  OF SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
  EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE MID 20S TO LOWER
  30S ON THIS AFTERNOON TO THE SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS BY
  SATURDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL
  DURING THE DAY SATURDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-030-032-301945-
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NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
235 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MAINE.

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. LARGE DRIFTS
  OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE MID 20S TO LOWER
  30S THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE LOWER TEENS BY SATURDAY MORNING.
  TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL DURING THE DAY
  SATURDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

CB/HASTINGS



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