Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
308 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

MEZ001>005-010-242100-
/O.EXT.KCAR.WS.W.0003.170124T1400Z-170125T1800Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-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...MILLINOCKET...
EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...GREENVILLE...MONSON...
BLANCHARD
308 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
1 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTH WOODS... PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
  CENTRAL AROOSTOOK AND THE ST. JOHN VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HIGH. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY
HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MEZ006-011-015>017-031-032-242100-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.170124T1200Z-170125T1800Z/
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...
SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...BANGOR...
BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...
MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...DOVER-FOXCROFT...
MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
308 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...UPPER PENOBSCOT
  VALLEY...INTERIOR DOWNEAST...INCLUDING THE GREATER BANGOR
  REGION.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW..SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...FROM ONE QUARTER TO A HALF AN INCH.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HIGH. EXPECT VERY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.
  SNOW... SLEET AND A LAYER OF ICE WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS. ICE MAY DOWN A FEW TREES AND CAUSE BRANCHES TO SNAP
  WITH POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.
THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MEZ029-030-241800-
/O.CON.KCAR.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
308 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...COASTAL HANCOCK AND COASTAL WASHINGTON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SLEET ACCUMULATION LESS THAN AN INCH.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND A TRACE.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...LOW. EXPECT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. SLEET AND A GLAZE OF
  ICE WILL PRODUCE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. ICE MAY CAUSE A FEW TREE
  LIMBS TO SNAP WITH SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

TD/VJN



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