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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
949 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES FOR MUCH OF THE REGION...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE OFF THE COAST OF MAINE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST
TOWARD NOVA SCOTIA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL BANDS OF
SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND THROUGH
TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH WIND GUSTS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH... THERE MAY
CONTINUE TO BE GUSTS TO 35 MPH OCCASIONALLY REDUCING VISIBILITY TO
ONE QUARTER MILE IN SPOTS.

MEZ018>028-NHZ010-012>014-280900-
/O.CAN.KGYX.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150128T0900Z/
/O.EXA.KGYX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150128T0900Z/
INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-
INTERIOR WALDO-COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-
KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-STRAFFORD-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-
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...MANCHESTER...NASHUA...SALEM...
DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
949 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY. THE BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WITH BLOWING SNOW.

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

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL INTENSE BANDS OF SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO
  ROTATE ONSHORE THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
  PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE BANDS. LIGHT SNOW MAY LINGER INTO
  WEDNESDAY.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND MAKE
  IT DIFFICULT TO SEE WHILE DRIVING. HEAVY DRIFTING WILL MAKE SOME
  ROADS IMPASSABLE.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...9 TO 14 ABOVE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
949 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES FOR MUCH OF THE REGION...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE OFF THE COAST OF MAINE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST
TOWARD NOVA SCOTIA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL BANDS OF
SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND THROUGH
TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH WIND GUSTS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH... THERE MAY
CONTINUE TO BE GUSTS TO 35 MPH OCCASIONALLY REDUCING VISIBILITY TO
ONE QUARTER MILE IN SPOTS.

MEZ007>009-012>014-NHZ004-006-008-009-280900-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150128T0900Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN CARROLL-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...FARMINGTON...
WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...NORTH CONWAY...
WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...CONCORD...HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH
949 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL INTENSE BANDS OF SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO
  ROTATE WEST THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER
  HOUR ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE BANDS. SNOW WILL WIND DOWN LATE
  TONIGHT... WITH LIGHT SNOW LINGERING INTO WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITY... AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND MAKE
  SEEING WHILE DRIVING DIFFICULT. SNOW DRIFTS COULD MAKE SOME
  ROADS IMPASSABLE.

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

* TEMPERATURES...2 TO 11 ABOVE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
949 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES FOR MUCH OF THE REGION...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE OFF THE COAST OF MAINE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST
TOWARD NOVA SCOTIA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL BANDS OF
SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND THROUGH
TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH WIND GUSTS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH... THERE MAY
CONTINUE TO BE GUSTS TO 35 MPH OCCASIONALLY REDUCING VISIBILITY TO
ONE QUARTER MILE IN SPOTS.

NHZ015-280900-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150128T0900Z/
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PETERBOROUGH...WEARE
949 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 12 TO 18 INCHES.

* TIMING...OCCASIONAL INTENSE BANDS OF SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO
  ROTATE ONSHORE THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
  PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE BANDS. SNOW WILL WIND DOWN LATE
  TONIGHT... WITH LIGHT SNOW LINGERING INTO WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITY... AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW
  WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW DRIFTS MAY MAKE
  SOME ROADS IMPASSABLE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...7 TO 12 ABOVE.

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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