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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
311 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

MEZ001-003-004-010-150415-
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NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL 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
311 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF NOT
  DRESSED APPROPRIATELY WHILE OUTDOORS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...4 BELOW TO 14 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

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