Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
846 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...BITTER WIND CHILLS TONIGHT THEN ANOTHER COASTAL STORM LIKELY
MONDAY...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN THE WESTERN
MAINE MOUNTAINS. THIS COMBINED WITH VERY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL
PRODUCE DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS AT TIMES.

THEN LATE SUNDAY YET ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM EXITS THE COAST
IN THE MID ATLANTIC. THIS STORM WILL TRACK SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND...
AND SPREAD SNOW ACROSS PART OF THE REGION. THERE IS STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY REGARDING THE FINAL TRACK OF THIS LOW PRESSURE...
WHICH WILL DETERMINE WHERE THE HEAVIEST AXIS OF SNOWFALL LINES
UP. AT THIS TIME MUCH OF THE AREA SOUTH OF THE MOUNTAINS COULD
SEE 6 OR MORE INCHES OF SNOWFALL.

NHZ001-002-011000-
/O.EXA.KGYX.WC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150201T2200Z/
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER
846 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST SUNDAY.

* HAZARD TYPES...VERY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES.

* TIMING...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...9 BELOW TO 6 ABOVE ZERO.

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES 9 BELOW TO
  6 ABOVE ZERO...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 MPH.

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.

&&

$$

MEZ007>009-011000-
/O.CON.KGYX.WC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150201T2200Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN
846 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...VERY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES.

* TIMING...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES 9 BELOW TO
  4 ABOVE ZERO...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

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.

&&

$$

NHZ011-012-015-011000-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.A.0006.150202T0900Z-150203T0300Z/
CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAFFREY...KEENE...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...
PETERBOROUGH...WEARE
846 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY
  MORNING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE DAY MONDAY.
  SNOW WILL END MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS COULD LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...3 TO 11 ABOVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

MEZ012>014-018>028-NHZ003>010-013-014-011000-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.A.0006.150202T0900Z-150203T0300Z/
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...
FARMINGTON...WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...
SANFORD...BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...
LEWISTON-AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...
WINTERPORT...UNITY...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...
TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...
ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE...LITTLETON...
NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...
OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...
HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...
DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
846 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOULD BEGIN EARLY MONDAY MORNING...CONTINUING
  THROUGH THE DAY...THEN TAPERING OFF MONDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS COULD LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...5 BELOW TO 8 ABOVE ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


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