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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
315 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

MEZ029-130815-
/O.UPG.KCAR.WS.A.0002.160213T0600Z-160214T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KCAR.WS.W.0004.160213T0600Z-160214T0600Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL
315 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO
1 AM EST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...HANCOCK COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  SATURDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 16 INCHES IN A NARROW
  BAND ALONG THE COAST AND PENOBSCOT BAY. AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY DROP
  OFF CONSIDERABLY AWAY FROM THE COAST AND PENOBSCOT BAY.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT TO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S ON SATURDAY...DROPPING
  INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
333 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

MEZ029-132045-
COASTAL HANCOCK-
333 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR COASTAL DOWNEAST MAINE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON 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...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

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

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

ALSO...A SIGNIFICANT STORM TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY COULD BRING SOME
SNOW CHANGING TO RAIN WITH STRONG WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$



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