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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
437 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT NORTHERN MAINE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTH ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...SPREADING WINTRY PRECIPITATION INTO THE AREA
TUESDAY MORNING. COLD AIR BEING SUPPLIED BY HIGH PRESSURE TO THE
NORTH WILL ALLOW PRECIPITATION TO START OFF AS SNOW FOR THE AREA
ON TUESDAY MORNING. WARM AIR ALOFT WILL MOVE IN FROM THE SOUTH AND
BEGIN TO MIX SNOW WITH SLEET DURING THE DAY ON TUESDAY AND
POSSIBLY FREEZING RAIN LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. GREAT UNCERTAINTY STILL
EXISTS WITH REGARD TO SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BUT GREATER THAN 7 INCHES
OF SNOW AND OR 1 INCH OF SLEET MAY FALL THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...ALONG WITH SOME ICING.

MEZ006-031-232130-
/O.EXB.KCAR.WS.A.0002.170124T1200Z-170125T1700Z/
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...
SMYRNA MILLS...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
437 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...WEST AND EAST CENTRAL MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW... SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 7 INCHES WITH
  SLEET...ALONG WITH AROUND ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL MODERATE IMPACT. SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS
  WILL MAKE SOME ROADS TREACHEROUS AND IMPASSABLE. THE WEIGHT OF
  THE SNOW AND ICE ON TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES COULD PRODUCE
  OUTAGES.

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

* TEMPERATURES...28 TO 32.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

MEZ001>004-010-232130-
/O.EXT.KCAR.WS.A.0002.170124T1200Z-170125T1700Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...BAXTER ST PARK...
CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...
MONSON...BLANCHARD
437 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...NORTH WOODS... PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL HIGHLAND...
  CENTRAL AROOSTOOK AND THE ST. JOHN VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW... SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES WITH
  SLEET...ALONG WITH AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL MODERATE IMPACT. EXPECT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.
  SNOW, SLEET AND A GLAZE OF ICE WILL PRODUCE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.
  ICE MAY CAUSE A FEW TREE LIMBS TO SNAP WITH SCATTERED POWER
  OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...26 TO 32.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

MEZ005-232130-
/O.EXT.KCAR.WS.A.0002.170124T1200Z-170125T1700Z/
NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...
PATTEN...MEDWAY
437 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...NORTH CENTRAL MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW... SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 7 INCHES WITH
  SLEET...ALONG WITH AROUND ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL MODERATE IMPACT. SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS
  WILL MAKE SOME ROADS TREACHEROUS AND IMPASSABLE. THE WEIGHT OF
  THE SNOW AND ICE ON TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES COULD PRODUCE
  OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...28 TO 32.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

VJN



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