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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
338 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST LATE TONIGHT.
THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY IN THE GULF OF MAINE FRIDAY
NIGHT AND THEN MOVE INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SATURDAY. HEAVY
SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-300445-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.150130T0900Z-150131T1800Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
COASTAL HANCOCK-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...
BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD...BANGOR...
BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...
BLUE HILL...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
338 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
1 PM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHWESTERN MAINE DOWN THROUGH THE CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS TO COASTAL HANCOCK COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 12 TO 16 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  POOR VISIBILITIES ON SATURDAY.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE MID 20S TO
  LOWER 30S ON FRIDAY TO THE SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS BY
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
338 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST LATE TONIGHT.
THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY IN THE GULF OF MAINE FRIDAY
NIGHT AND THEN MOVE INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SATURDAY. HEAVY
SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-030-032-300445-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.150130T1200Z-150201T0000Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
338 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM FRIDAY TO
7 PM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 12 TO 16 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN POOR VISIBILITIES ON SATURDAY.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE MID 20S TO
  LOWER 30S ON FRIDAY TOWARDS THE LOWER TEENS BY SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
350 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY
SATURDAY...

.INITIALLY WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK EASTWARD FROM THE GREAT
LAKES AND REACH THE NEW ENGLAND COAST FRIDAY. THIS LOW WILL THEN
BEGIN TO INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES. THIS WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION STARTING LATER
TONIGHT... BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT IN
WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE...AND IN NEW HAMPSHIRE ALONG THE MAINE
BORDER. A 3 TO 6 INCH SNOWFALL IS LIKELY IN WESTERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE. IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE...AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY
RANGE FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE
KENNEBEC AND PENOBSCOT VALLEYS.

MEZ007-008-012-013-018>020-023-024-NHZ001-002-004-006-009-010-013-
014-300500-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0004.150130T0600Z-150131T1100Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN OXFORD-
SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-INTERIOR YORK-INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-
NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN CARROLL-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...RUMFORD...
NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...FARMINGTON...WILTON...SANFORD...
BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON-AUBURN...
LIVERMORE FALLS...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...COLEBROOK...
BERLIN...LANCASTER...NORTH CONWAY...WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...
LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...
PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
350 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM FRIDAY TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...4 TO 31 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
350 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY
SATURDAY...

.INITIALLY WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK EASTWARD FROM THE GREAT
LAKES AND REACH THE NEW ENGLAND COAST FRIDAY. THIS LOW WILL THEN
BEGIN TO INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES. THIS WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION STARTING LATER
TONIGHT... BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT IN
WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE...AND IN NEW HAMPSHIRE ALONG THE MAINE
BORDER. A 3 TO 6 INCH SNOWFALL IS LIKELY IN WESTERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE. IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE...AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY
RANGE FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE
KENNEBEC AND PENOBSCOT VALLEYS.

MEZ009-014-021-022-025>028-300500-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0004.150130T0800Z-150131T1500Z/
CENTRAL SOMERSET-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BINGHAM...JACKMAN...MADISON...
SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...
UNITY...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...
WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE
350 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO
10 AM EST SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

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

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...6 TO 31 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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