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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
315 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND
315 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO
1 AM EST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...INTERIOR HANCOCK AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  SATURDAY. COLD WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 10 INCHES IN A
  VERY NARROW BAND NEAR PENOBSCOT BAY. AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY DROP
  OFF CONSIDERABLY AS ONE HEADS NORTH AND EAST FROM THE BAY.

* TIMING...SNOW TO OCCUR LATE TONIGHT TO SATURDAY EVENING. COLD
  WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING
  SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 15 TO 20 ON SATURDAY...DROPPING INTO THE
  SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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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COASTAL HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL
315 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO
1 AM EST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...HANCOCK COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  SATURDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 16 INCHES IN A NARROW
  BAND ALONG THE COAST AND PENOBSCOT BAY. AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY DROP
  OFF CONSIDERABLY AWAY FROM THE COAST AND PENOBSCOT BAY.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT TO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S ON SATURDAY...DROPPING
  INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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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
315 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK COUNTY...NORTHERN SOMERSET
  COUNTY...AND NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...30 TO 40 BELOW.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

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

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

* TEMPERATURES...10 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

$$

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NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
315 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AROOSTOOK COUNTY...PENOBSCOT
  COUNTY...AND INTERIOR HANCOCK AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...0 TO 10 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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