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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
237 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT THANKSGIVING TRAVEL...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE UP THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY...REACHING A
POINT SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST OF CAPE COD BY WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS
WILL SPREAD SNOW NORTHWARD INTO MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE DURING THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON HOURS. THE SNOW MAY BEGIN AS A BRIEF
PERIOD OF RAIN OVER SOUTHERN AND COASTAL AREAS...BUT A
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS SNOW. SNOW
WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE AFTERNOON INTO THE
EVENING...ACCUMULATING AT RATES UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR.

BECAUSE OF THE EXPECTED INTENSITY AND ACCUMULATION OF
SNOW...DRIVING WILL BECOME TREACHEROUS ON ONE OF THE BUSIEST
TRAVEL DAYS OF THE YEAR. TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED DURING THESE
TIMES...AND TRAVELERS SHOULD BE AT THEIR DESTINATION BY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON TO AVOID HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

MEZ012>014-018>028-NHZ002>010-013-014-260345-
/O.UPG.KGYX.WS.A.0012.141126T1800Z-141127T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.WS.W.0013.141126T1500Z-141127T1200Z/
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
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...
WINTERPORT...UNITY...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...
TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...
ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE...BERLIN...
LANCASTER...LITTLETON...NORTH CONWAY...LEBANON...HANOVER...
PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...
CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...
ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
237 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM
EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 7 AM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW
  HAMPSHIRE...AND BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE REST OF NEW
  HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN MAINE. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY FOR A TIME
  WEDNESDAY EVENING...BEFORE TAPERING OFF EARLY THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE TREACHEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS ON A
  VERY BUSY TRAVEL DAY. TRAVELERS IN WESTERN MAINE AND NEW
  HAMPSHIRE SHOULD BE AT THEIR DESTINATION BY WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON TO AVOID HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...A HEAVY
  WET SNOW NEAR THE COAST COULD LEAD TO SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH ALONG THE
  COAST.

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

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
239 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

MEZ012>014-018>028-NHZ002>010-013-014-261945-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN GRAFTON-
SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
239 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MAINE...CENTRAL NEW
HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

A COASTAL STORM WILL AFFECT NEW ENGLAND WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. THERE IS MODERATE TO HIGH CONFIDENCE OF HEAVY SNOW...WHICH
MAY BRIEFLY MIX WITH RAIN OVER SOUTHERN AREAS WEDNESDAY. THIS
PRECIPITATION WOULD COINCIDE WITH ONE OF THE BUSIEST TRAVEL DAYS
OF THE YEAR...AND TRAVEL DELAYS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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