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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
318 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...ARCTIC AIR TO BRING LOW WIND CHILLS...WITH HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE
ALONG THE MAINE MID COAST...

THE COLDEST AIR OF THE WINTER SEASON THUS FAR WILL SPILL INTO NEW
ENGLAND ON SATURDAY UPON STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS. THIS WILL RESULT
IN A PERIOD OF DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY. AS THE COLD AIR ARRIVES...A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE MAY ALLOW FOR A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL ALONG THE MID
COAST REGION OF MAINE.

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INTERIOR WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINTERPORT...UNITY
318 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY
NIGHT TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL READINGS AND THE POTENTIAL
  FOR HEAVY SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 30 TO 35 BELOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...WITH THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. DANGEROUSLY
  COLD WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS ARE EXPECTED ON
  SATURDAY. FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPROTECTED FROM THE
  COLD.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...6 BELOW TO 18 ABOVE ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-NORTHERN COOS-
SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER...LITTLETON
318 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL READINGS.

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 40 TO 45 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPROTECTED FROM THE
  COLD.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...2 BELOW TO 21 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

$$

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SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...
FARMINGTON...WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...
SANFORD...BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...
LEWISTON...AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...
NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...
OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...
HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...JAFFREY...
KEENE...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...
PETERBOROUGH...WEARE
318 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY
NIGHT TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL READINGS.

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 35 TO 40 BELOW.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPROTECTED FROM THE
  COLD.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...2 BELOW TO 14 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

$$

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KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...
BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE
318 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY
NIGHT TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...LOW WIND CHILL READINGS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR
  HEAVY SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 25 TO 30 BELOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...WITH THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. LOW WIND
  CHILLS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS ARE EXPECTED ON
  SATURDAY. FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPROTECTED FROM THE
  COLD.

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

* TEMPERATURES...5 BELOW TO 20 ABOVE ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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.

&&

$$

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COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...
TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...PORTSMOUTH...
HAMPTON
318 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY
NIGHT TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...LOW WIND CHILLS

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

* TIMING...SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPROTECTED FROM THE
  COLD.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...7 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

ARNOTT



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