Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1212 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

NHZ010-012>014-052000-
STRAFFORD-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...DOVER...MANCHESTER...
NASHUA...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
1212 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...HEAVY SNOW COMING TO AN END...
INTENSE BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK ACROSS SOUTHEAST
NEW HAMPSHIRE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM NASHUA TO ROCHESTER TO
PORTSMOUTH. SNOW WILL BE ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON... LIKELY ENDING NEAR THE COAST BETWEEN 2 AND 3 PM.
AFTER THE SNOW ENDS... WINDS WILL BE INCREASING AND COULD CAUSE
SOME AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING AND DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.

$$

MEZ018>028-052000-
INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-
INTERIOR WALDO-COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-
KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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
1212 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...BAND OF INTENSE SNOWFALL CONTINUES...
A BAND OF INTENSE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE COASTAL
PLAIN OF MAINE FROM YORK TO PORTLAND TO LEWISTON TO AUGUSTA AND
ROCKLAND. THIS INCLUDES THE INTERSTATE 95 CORRIDOR. SNOWFALL RATES
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL MAKE ROADS VERY SLIPPERY AND
TRAVEL WILL BE TREACHEROUS. VISIBILITY OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS
WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO SEE WHILE DRIVING. SLOW DOWN AND USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING AND DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE UNTIL THE SNOW
ENDS. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST BETWEEN
3 AND 6 PM. AFTER THE SNOW ENDS... WINDS WILL BE INCREASING AND
COULD CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

$$

KIMBLE


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