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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
449 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

MEZ011-015>017-029>032-261000-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
449 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL MAINE...NORTH
CENTRAL MAINE AND SOUTHEAST MAINE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

MINOR OVERWASH IS POSSIBLE ALONG SEAWALL ROAD IN HANCOCK COUNTY AT THE TIME
OF HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO WAVES OF 9 TO 10 FEET WITH A SOUTHEAST SWELL
COMPONENT. HIGH TIDE IS AROUND 1 PM.

.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.

   WINTER STORM WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
327 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST FROM THE MID ATLANTIC REGION
MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA BY
WEDNESDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTH ACROSS DOWN EAST
MAINE LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN REACH THE REMAINDER OF NORTHERN
MAINE BY TUESDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
BEFORE TAPERING TO SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL RESULT IN SOME BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON TUESDAY.

MEZ015>017-029-030-260430-
/O.UPG.KCAR.WS.A.0002.150127T0600Z-150128T2000Z/
/O.NEW.KCAR.BZ.W.0001.150127T0900Z-150128T0600Z/
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...
DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...
PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...
MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD
327 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 1 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 1 AM EST
WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...DOWN EAST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

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

* TIMING...LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...3 TO 23 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.

&&

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