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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
838 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

MEZ001>004-010-121445-
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NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL 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...GREENVILLE...
MONSON...BLANCHARD
838 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS CANCELLED THE WIND
CHILL ADVISORY.

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MEZ015-016-029-122200-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0002.160213T0600Z-160214T0600Z/
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-COASTAL HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...
ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL
838 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...HANCOCK AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...POTENTIAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 7 TO 15 INCHES
  IN A VERY NARROW BAND ALONG THE COAST. AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY
  DROP OFF CONSIDERABLY INLAND TOWARDS INTERIOR HANCOCK COUNTY
  AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* TIMING...LATE FRIDAY NIGHT TO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE IMPACT. LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL AND AREAS OF
  BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.
  SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE LATER SATURDAY BUT BLOWING SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S.

* VISIBILITIES...1/4SM OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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