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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
318 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

MEZ001-003-004-121200-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WC.Y.0001.160212T0800Z-160212T1400Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN 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
318 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS...FAR NORTH AND NORTHWEST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...LOW WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 32 BELOW...COLDEST ALONG HIGHER
  TERRAIN.

* TIMING...EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...LOW IMPACT. IF OUTDOORS...BE SURE TO DRESS
  APPROPRIATELY.

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

* TEMPERATURES...3 BELOW TO 11 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND WIND 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.

&&

$$

MEZ015-016-029-121200-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WS.A.0002.160213T0600Z-160214T0600Z/
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-COASTAL HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...
ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL
318 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...HANCOCK AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...POSSIBLE SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 14 INCHES.
  TOTALS WILL VARY SIGNIFICANTLY OVER SHORT DISTANCES.

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

* IMPACTS...MODERATE IMPACT. LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL AND AREAS OF
  BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...5 TO 20 ABOVE.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE HALF 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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