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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
402 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

.SOME ACCUMULATING WET SNOW IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A MORE SUBSTANTIAL SNOWFALL OR A
WINTRY MIX DEPENDING ON THE TRACK OF THE STORM AND HOW MUCH WARM
AIR IS DRAWN INTO THE AREA OFF THE MARITIMES TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY.

IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP FOR THE
MIDCOAST LATE TODAY INTO SUNDAY. NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS WILL GUST
UP TO 40 OR 45 MPH AT TIMES. THERE IS ALSO A LOW PROBABILITY THAT
STRONGER WIND GUSTS COULD OCCUR SUNDAY MORNING...AND ADDITIONAL
HEADLINES MAY BE NECESSARY.

MEZ007>009-012>014-019>022-024>028-011600-
/O.NEW.KGYX.WS.A.0010.141102T0000Z-141102T2200Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...FARMINGTON...
WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...NORTH WINDHAM...
GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON-AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...
WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...
WESTBROOK...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...
WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE
402 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

* HAZARD TYPES...WET SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW MAY BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE TONIGHT AND END LATE
  SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...DRIVERS MAY NEED TO GO SLOW AND USE CAUTION.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S.

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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