Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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FXUS61 KCAR 021800
AFDCAR

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
100 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE SOUTH OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL RAPIDLY MOVE OFF TO THE
THIS AFTERNOON. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE AREA TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY FROM THE WEST. ANOTHER LOW WILL CROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

&&

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
1245 PM UPDATE...MADE AREAL ADJUSTMENTS TO THE SNOW
SHOWERS/SQUALLS USING THE RADAR & THE LATEST HRRR 3KM MODEL
SHOWING AN AREA SNOW SHOWERS/SQUALLS DEVELOPING ACROSS NORTHERN
AND EASTERN AREAS. A SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT WAS ISSUED TO
ACCOUNT FOR THIS ACTIVITY. NAM AND RAP SOUNDINGS STILL INDICATE
STEEPENING LAPSE RATES W/DEEP MOISTURE THROUGH 700MBS. FORECAST
CAPE HAS INCREASE TO 100+ JOULES SINCE THE PREVIOUS RUNS IN THE
HEAVIER ACTIVITY. A QUICK INCH OF SNOW COULD ACCUMULATE W/WIND
GUSTS OF 35 MPH & VBSY 004.
MARINE...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY FOR
     ANZ050>052.
     GALE WARNING UNTIL 6 AM EST TUESDAY FOR ANZ050>052.

&&

$$

NEAR TERM...HEWITT
SHORT TERM...MIGNONE
LONG TERM...MIGNONE
AVIATION...HEWITT/MIGNONE
MARINE...HEWITT/MIGNONE



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