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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
314 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SNOW CONTINUING OVERNIGHT TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE TRACKING INTO GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE WILL BRING
SNOW OVER THE REGION INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED OVER EAST CENTRAL AREAS.

MEZ006-032-182000-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0016.000000T0000Z-141218T2000Z/
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...
SMYRNA MILLS...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
314 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...9 TO 15 INCHES.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK AND NORTHERN WASHINGTON
  COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* TIMING...INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HIGH IMPACT. EXPECT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.
  SNOW WILL PRODUCE SNOW COVERED ROADS AND SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30.

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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