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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
318 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-030-032-281630-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WS.A.0003.150130T0900Z-150131T1500Z/
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
318 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY NIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...7 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE.

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

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS FRIDAY IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S.

* VISIBILITIES...1/2 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

CB/TD

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
318 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-281630-
/O.NEW.KCAR.WS.A.0003.150130T0600Z-150131T1200Z/
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
318 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY NIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...7 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  POOR VISIBILITY FRIDAY NIGHT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS FRIDAY IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S.

* VISIBILITIES...1/2 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
304 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.INITIALLY WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK EASTWARD FROM THE GREAT
LAKES TO THE NEW ENGLAND COAST FRIDAY...WHERE IT WILL BEGIN TO
INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES.
THIS WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT...PERHAPS
BECOMING HEAVY DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL
MAINE. ALTHOUGH THIS WILL NOT PRODUCE THE AMOUNTS OF SNOW WE SAW
ON TUESDAY...6 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
AREA.

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-290500-
/O.NEW.KGYX.WS.A.0005.150130T0400Z-150131T1100Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...FARMINGTON...
WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...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
304 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

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

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...15 TO 30.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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