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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
310 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...LONG DURATION SNOWFALL EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...
LOW PRESSURE PASSING BY OFFSHORE COMBINED WITH AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
MOVING IN FROM THE WEST WILL BRING WIDESPREAD LIGHT SNOW TO
NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. ALTHOUGH SNOW INTENSITY
IS EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT... TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE 24
HOUR PERIOD WILL BE MODERATE FOR MOST AREAS WITH HEAVIER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE NEAR THE COAST. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BE A LIGHT AND
FLUFFY SNOW WHICH WILL BE EASILY BLOWN AROUND BY THE WIND. HIGHEST
WIND SPEEDS WILL BE CLOSER TO THE COASTLINE.

MEZ018>028-080415-
/O.NEW.KGYX.WW.Y.0007.160208T1100Z-160209T1700Z/
INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-
INTERIOR WALDO-COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-
KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANFORD...BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...
GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON...AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...
AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY...BIDDEFORD...SACO...
OLD ORCHARD BEACH...KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...
WESTBROOK...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...
WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE
310 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO NOON EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO NOON
EST TUESDAY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 7 INCHES OVER A 24
  HOUR PERIOD.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO
  TUESDAY MORNING. SOME LIGHT SNOW COULD LINGER INTO TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON BUT MUCH OF THE ACCUMULATION WILL BE OVER BY MIDDAY
  TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. STRONG
  WINDS WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND COULD LEAD TO
  LOW VISIBILITY IN SPOTS.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE TEENS.

* VISIBILITIES...OCCASIONALLY NEAR ONE QUARTER MILE IN AREAS OF
  HEAVY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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