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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
346 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...STRONG COASTAL STORM TO AFFECT THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EXIT THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
MONDAY AND RAPIDLY DEVELOP SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND. THIS STORM WILL
STRENGTHEN SIGNIFICANTLY OFF THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND COAST BY
TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA FROM SOUTH TO
NORTH LATE MONDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY... AND WILL LIKELY BE HEAVY
AT TIMES DURING THE DAY TUESDAY. WINDS WILL BE STRONG ON AND NEAR
THE COAST... PRODUCING A PERIOD OF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. IN
ADDITION... THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE VERY HIGH WAVE ACTION AS WELL
AS STORM SURGE LEADING TO COASTAL FLOODING AND EROSION.

MEZ018>028-NHZ010-013-014-260500-
/O.UPG.KGYX.WS.A.0004.150127T0300Z-150128T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.BZ.W.0001.150127T0300Z-150128T0900Z/
INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-
INTERIOR WALDO-COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-
KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
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...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...
PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
346 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM MONDAY TO 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM MONDAY TO 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE MONDAY IN SOUTHERN NEW
  HAMPSHIRE...AND BY EARLY TUESDAY FOR THE MOUNTAINS INTO
  CENTRAL MAINE. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE DAY
  TUESDAY. SNOW WILL WIND DOWN LATE TUESDAY...BUT LINGER INTO
  WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES WILL LEAD TO
  DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...8 TO 21 ABOVE.

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 GRAY ME
332 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

MEZ018>028-NHZ010-013-014-262045-
INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-
INTERIOR WALDO-COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-
KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
332 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM MONDAY TO 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MAINE...CENTRAL NEW
HAMPSHIRE AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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

   BLIZZARD WARNING.

WE ARE WATCHING ANOTHER COASTAL STORM WHICH COULD BRING
ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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