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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
911 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST FROM THE MID ATLANTIC REGION
MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA BY
WEDNESDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTH ACROSS DOWNEAST MAINE
LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN REACH THE REMAINDER OF NORTHERN MAINE
BY TUESDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
BEFORE TAPERING TO SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...
GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON TUESDAY.

MEZ015>017-029-030-261230-
/O.CON.KCAR.BZ.W.0001.150127T0900Z-150128T0600Z/
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...
DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...
PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...
MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
911 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 1 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...DOWNEAST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 18 TO 24 INCHES.

* TIMING...LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. SCATTERED POWER
  OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TEENS TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$



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