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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
443 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY
SATURDAY...

.INITIALLY WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK EASTWARD FROM THE GREAT
LAKES AND REACH THE NEW ENGLAND COAST FRIDAY. THIS LOW WILL THEN
BEGIN TO INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES. THIS WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION STARTING LATER
TONIGHT... BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT IN
WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE. A 3 TO 7 INCH SNOWFALL IS LIKELY IN
NEW HAMPSHIRE WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS FOUND NEAR THE MAINE
BORDER. IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE...AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY
RANGE FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS FOUND FROM THE
MIDCOAST REGION NORTHWARD THROUGH THE CAPITAL DISTRICT AND
KENNEBEC VALLEY.

MEZ009-014-021-022-025>028-291800-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0004.150130T0800Z-150131T1500Z/
CENTRAL SOMERSET-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BINGHAM...JACKMAN...MADISON...
SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...
UNITY...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...
WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE
443 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO
10 AM EST SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
327 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

MEZ009-014-021-022-025>028-300830-
CENTRAL SOMERSET-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-SAGADAHOC-
LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
327 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 10 AM EST
SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN 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...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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