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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
945 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...A MAJOR WINTER STORM TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

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

MEZ015>017-029-030-271300-
/O.CON.KCAR.BZ.W.0001.150127T0900Z-150128T0900Z/
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
945 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

* LOCATIONS...DOWNEAST MAINE.

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

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

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* 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 WITH WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
238 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

MEZ015>017-271945-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
238 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

   BLIZZARD WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

   BLIZZARD WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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