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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43
000
WWUS41 KCAR 251218 AAA
WSWCAR

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
718 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST FROM THE MID ATLANTIC REGION
MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA BY
WEDNESDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTH ACROSS DOWN EAST
MAINE LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN REACH THE REMAINDER OF NORTHERN
MAINE BY TUESDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
BEFORE TAPERING TO SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL RESULT IN SOME BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON TUESDAY.

MEZ001>006-010-252030-
/O.CON.KCAR.WC.Y.0007.150126T0100Z-150126T1300Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0002.150127T1200Z-150128T2000Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
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...HOULTON...HODGDON...
SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
718 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 8 AM EST MONDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
  MORNING. SNOW TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...25 TO 30 BELOW.

* TIMING...TUESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. AREAS
  OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 7 OR MORE INCHES POSSIBLE
  TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

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.

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.

&&

$$

MEZ011-015>017-029>032-252030-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0002.150127T0600Z-150128T2000Z/
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...
MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...
BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD
718 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL AND DOWN EAST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 7 OR MORE INCHES POSSIBLE
  TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE 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.

&&

$$

HEWITT



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.