Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1009 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...POWER OUTAGES WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD TONIGHT DUE TO THE
HEAVY WEIGHT OF WET SNOW ON THE TREES...

.LOW PRESSURE SOUTH OF CAPE COD WILL MOVE THROUGH THE GULF OF
MAINE DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO TAPER OFF
BUT WITH SOME LIGHT ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS THE REST OF THE
NIGHT. THERE WILL ALSO BE A PERIOD OF SLEET OVER SOUTHERN AND COASTAL
AREAS.

BECAUSE OF THE HEAVY ACCUMULATION OF SNOW... DRIVING WILL
CONTINUE TO BE TREACHEROUS ON ONE OF THE BUSIEST TRAVEL DAYS OF
THE YEAR. TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED TONIGHT. WIDESPREAD POWER
OUTAGES ARE LIKELY. BE CAUTIOUS USING GENERATORS.

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-NHZ001>010-013-014-271115-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141127T1200Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-
NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-
MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...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...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER...LITTLETON...
NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...
OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...
HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...
DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
1009 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY. SNOW WILL CAUSE
  TREACHEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS ON A VERY BUSY TRAVEL DAY. THE
  HEAVY WET SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

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

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

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

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.

IF YOU PLAN ON USING A PORTABLE GENERATOR...BE SURE TO OBSERVE
ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE
POISONING...ELECTROCUTION...OR FIRE. BE SURE TO OPERATE YOUR
GENERATOR IN A DRY OUTDOOR AREA AWAY FROM WINDOWS...DOORS AND
VENTS. CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING DEATHS CAN OCCUR DUE TO
IMPROPERLY LOCATED PORTABLE GENERATORS!

&&

$$
MARINE


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