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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
318 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST THURSDAY NIGHT.
THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY IN THE GULF OF MAINE FRIDAY AND
THEN MOVE INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SATURDAY. HEAVY SNOW IS
POSSIBLE AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. AREAS OF
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-281630-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WS.A.0003.150130T0600Z-150131T1200Z/
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 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY NIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...7 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  POOR VISIBILITY FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS FRIDAY IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S.

* VISIBILITIES...1/2 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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