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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
543 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

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Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
543 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. The ice will likely result in
  very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges. Total
  ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. Freezing rain
  will change back to non-freezing rain by 8 am this morning.

* WHERE...Northwest Aroostook and Northeast Aroostook County.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This advisory mostly applies to regions
  adjacent to the New Brunswick border...especially higher
  terrain where locally up to a tenth of an inch of ice
  accretion is possible before freezing rain transitions to non-
  freezing rain.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for Maine can be obtained by going to
newengland511.org.

$$

CB



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