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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
314 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY
AT TIMES TONIGHT IN AREAS NORTH AND EAST OF PORTLAND. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES IN WESTERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE...TO AS MUCH AS 6 TO 12 INCHES IN CENTRAL MAINE...WITH
SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE KENNEBEC AND PENOBSCOT VALLEYS.
THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO EXIT INTO THE MARITIMES SATURDAY
MORNING.

MEZ014-021-022-025>028-310415-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T1500Z/
SOUTHERN SOMERSET-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...
AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY...BATH...TOPSHAM...
BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...
THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE
314 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 14 INCHES.

* TIMING...INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL COTNINUE TO BE SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE TEENS BY MORNING.

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
314 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY
AT TIMES TONIGHT IN AREAS NORTH AND EAST OF PORTLAND. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES IN WESTERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE...TO AS MUCH AS 6 TO 12 INCHES IN CENTRAL MAINE...WITH
SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE KENNEBEC AND PENOBSCOT VALLEYS.
THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO EXIT INTO THE MARITIMES SATURDAY
MORNING.

MEZ007-008-NHZ001-002-310415-
/O.NEW.KGYX.WC.Y.0005.150131T0700Z-150131T1400Z/
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T1100Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...COLEBROOK...
BERLIN...LANCASTER
314 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

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

* TIMING...INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO NEAR ZERO BY MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 29 BELOW.

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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
314 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY
AT TIMES TONIGHT IN AREAS NORTH AND EAST OF PORTLAND. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES IN WESTERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE...TO AS MUCH AS 6 TO 12 INCHES IN CENTRAL MAINE...WITH
SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE KENNEBEC AND PENOBSCOT VALLEYS.
THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO EXIT INTO THE MARITIMES SATURDAY
MORNING.

MEZ009-310415-
/O.NEW.KGYX.WC.Y.0005.150131T0700Z-150131T1400Z/
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T1500Z/
CENTRAL SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BINGHAM...JACKMAN
314 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL COTNINUE TO BE SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO NEAR OR BELOW ZERO BY MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 22 BELOW.

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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
314 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY
AT TIMES TONIGHT IN AREAS NORTH AND EAST OF PORTLAND. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES IN WESTERN NEW
HAMPSHIRE...TO AS MUCH AS 6 TO 12 INCHES IN CENTRAL MAINE...WITH
SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE KENNEBEC AND PENOBSCOT VALLEYS.
THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO EXIT INTO THE MARITIMES SATURDAY
MORNING.

MEZ012-013-018>020-023-024-NHZ004-006-009-010-013-014-310415-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T1100Z/
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-
NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN CARROLL-BELKNAP-STRAFFORD-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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...NORTH CONWAY...WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...
LACONIA...MEREDITH...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...
PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
314 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE TEENS BY MORNING.

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
318 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE AFFECTING THE REGION THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE GULF OF MAINE
TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO NOVA SCOTIA SATURDAY. HEAVY
SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTERLY COLD WEATHER WILL FOLLOW IN
THE WAKE OF THE STORM FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-030-032-310430-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150201T0300Z/
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 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MAINE.

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* IMPACTS...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. LARGE DRIFTS
  OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE MID 20S TO LOWER
  30S THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE LOWER TEENS BY SATURDAY MORNING.
  TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL DURING THE DAY
  SATURDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
318 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE AFFECTING THE REGION THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE GULF OF MAINE
TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO NOVA SCOTIA SATURDAY. HEAVY
SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
STRONG WINDS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTERLY COLD WEATHER WILL FOLLOW IN
THE WAKE OF THE STORM FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-310430-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T2100Z/
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 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
SATURDAY...

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

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. LARGE DRIFTS
  OF SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
  EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE MID 20S TO LOWER
  30S ON THIS AFTERNOON TO THE SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS BY
  SATURDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL
  DURING THE DAY SATURDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

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