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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
627 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-311130-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
COASTAL HANCOCK-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
627 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL MAINE...NORTH
CENTRAL MAINE...NORTHERN MAINE...SOUTHEAST MAINE AND WEST CENTRAL
MAINE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

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

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
616 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE WEST EARLY THIS MORNING WILL
RE-DEVELOP IN THE GULF OF MAINE TODAY...AND INTENSIFY TONIGHT.
THE LOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SATURDAY.
HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. STRONG WIND LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING WILL
CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTERLY COLD
WEATHER WILL FOLLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE STORM FOR SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-301930-
/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
616 AM 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 DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 12 TO 18 INCHES. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* 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...NORTHEAST 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...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE 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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