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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
342 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED OVER DOWNEAST AND POSSIBLY
OVER EAST CENTRAL MAINE LATE MONDAY MORNING INTO MONDAY NIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE FROM THE MID ATLANTIC STATES WILL INTENSIFY MONDAY AS
IT MOVES EAST...NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHERN THE GULF OF MAINE BY
MONDAY EVENING AND THEN ALONG THE SOUTH NOVA SCOTIA COAST LATE
MONDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL SPREAD ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
SNOWFALL TO EAST CENTRAL AND ESPECIALLY DOWNEAST MAINE BEGINNING
LATE MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING WELL INTO THE NIGHT. SNOWFALL
WILL BE HEAVIEST AND WINDS STRONGEST ALONG THE DOWNEAST COAST.

MEZ017-029-030-012130-
/O.UPG.KCAR.WS.A.0004.150202T1200Z-150203T1200Z/
/O.COR.KCAR.WS.W.0004.150202T1500Z-150203T0900Z/
CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...
MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...
BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
342 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO 4 AM EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO
4 AM EST TUESDAY. THIS UPGRADES THE PRIOR WINTER STORM WATCH.

* LOCATIONS...WASHINGTON COUNTY... SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY AND
  HANCOCK COUNTY.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 9 TO 15 INCHES.

* TIMING...LATE MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...MAY RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...ZERO TO 10 ABOVE ZERO...ALONG WITH BITTER WIND
  CHILLS.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS 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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