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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1204 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016


MEZ001-003-004-010-130115-
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NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...
BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
1204 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK COUNTY...NORTHERN SOMERSET
  COUNTY...AND NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...30 TO 40 BELOW ZERO.

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

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE LIKELY IF NOT DRESSED
  APPROPRIATELY WHILE OUTDOORS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...10 BELOW TO 20 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.

&&

$$

MEZ015-016-130115-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WC.Y.0002.160214T0700Z-160214T1500Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0002.160213T0600Z-160214T0600Z/
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND
1204 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...HANCOCK AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
  SATURDAY. COLD WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 15 INCHES IN A VERY
  NARROW BAND ALONG THE COAST. AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY DROP OFF
  CONSIDERABLY INLAND TOWARDS INTERIOR HANCOCK COUNTY AND SOUTHERN
  PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* TIMING...SNOW TO OCCUR LATE FRIDAY NIGHT TO SATURDAY NIGHT. COLD
  WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE
  LATER SATURDAY BUT BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...15 TO 20 ABOVE ZERO ON SATURDAY...FALLING INTO
  THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

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

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.

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.

&&

$$

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-031-032-130115-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WC.Y.0002.160214T0700Z-160214T1500Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
1204 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AROOSTOOK COUNTY...PENOBSCOT
  COUNTY...AND INTERIOR HANCOCK AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...COLD WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...20 TO 29 BELOW ZERO.

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

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF NOT DRESSED
  APPROPRIATELY WHILE OUTDOORS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...11 BELOW ZERO 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.

&&

$$

MEZ029-130115-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0002.160213T0600Z-160214T0600Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL
1204 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...HANCOCK AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 14 INCHES IN A VERY
  NARROW BAND ALONG THE COAST. AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY DROP OFF
  CONSIDERABLY INLAND TOWARDS INTERIOR HANCOCK COUNTY AND
  SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* TIMING...LATE FRIDAY NIGHT TO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE
  LATER SATURDAY BUT BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 20 ABOVE.

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

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.

&&

$$


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