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 FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE AFFECTING THE REGION THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE GULF OF MAINE
TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO NOVA SCOTIA SATURDAY. HEAVY
SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTERLY COLD WEATHER WILL FOLLOW IN
THE WAKE OF THE STORM FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-310430-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T2100Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
COASTAL HANCOCK-SOUTHERN 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...BANGOR...
BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...
BLUE HILL...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
318 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHWESTERN MAINE DOWN THROUGH THE CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS TO COASTAL HANCOCK COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. LARGE DRIFTS
  OF SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
  EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE MID 20S TO LOWER
  30S ON THIS AFTERNOON TO THE SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS BY
  SATURDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL
  DURING THE DAY SATURDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-030-032-310430-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150201T0300Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
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...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
318 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14
  INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. LARGE DRIFTS
  OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE MID 20S TO LOWER
  30S THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE LOWER TEENS BY SATURDAY MORNING.
  TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL DURING THE DAY
  SATURDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$


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