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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
402 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

.SOME ACCUMULATING WET SNOW IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A MORE SUBSTANTIAL SNOWFALL OR A
WINTRY MIX DEPENDING ON THE TRACK OF THE STORM AND HOW MUCH WARM
AIR IS DRAWN INTO THE AREA OFF THE MARITIMES TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY.

IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP FOR THE
MIDCOAST LATE TODAY INTO SUNDAY. NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS WILL GUST
UP TO 40 OR 45 MPH AT TIMES. THERE IS ALSO A LOW PROBABILITY THAT
STRONGER WIND GUSTS COULD OCCUR SUNDAY MORNING...AND ADDITIONAL
HEADLINES MAY BE NECESSARY.

MEZ007>009-012>014-019>022-024>028-011600-
/O.NEW.KGYX.WS.A.0010.141102T0000Z-141102T2200Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
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...NORTH WINDHAM...
GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON-AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...
WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...
WESTBROOK...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...
WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE
402 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

* HAZARD TYPES...WET SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW MAY BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE TONIGHT AND END LATE
  SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...DRIVERS MAY NEED TO GO SLOW AND USE CAUTION.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S.

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 CARIBOU ME
410 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT BEGINNING SATURDAY EVENING...

.A STRENGTHENING COASTAL STORM WILL BRING SNOW MIXED WITH RAIN AT
TIMES ALONG WITH VERY STRONG WIND TO CENTRAL AND EASTERN MAINE.

THE FIRST WAVE OF PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE LATE SATURDAY INTO
SATURDAY EVENING WITH RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW. MORE SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE WITH THE MAIN LOW LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
AND CONTINUING SUNDAY. WE EXPECT STRONG WIND ALONG WITH SNOW...
POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES. FOR SUNDAY...THE SNOW WILL LIKELY MIX
WITH RAIN AND EVEN SOME SLEET AT TIMES OVER WASHINGTON AND
HANCOCK COUNTIES. STORM TOTALS OF 7 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ARE
LIKELY BY SUNDAY NIGHT AWAY FROM THE IMMEDIATE COAST.

MEZ002-005-006-011-015>017-029-030-032-012030-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0008.141102T0000Z-141103T0600Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-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...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...
AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...
GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...
ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...
CHERRYFIELD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
410 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST...EAST CENTRAL...DOWNEAST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WIND.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 13 INCHES.

* TIMING...SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.

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

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY WET SNOW ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS WILL
  RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS STARTING SATURDAY
  EVENING AND CONTINUING SUNDAY. IN ADDITION... SINCE THE SNOW
  WILL BE WET IN NATURE THIS WILL POTENTIALLY LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT BUILD UP ON TREES AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN
  SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES.

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.

&&

$$

VJN

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
410 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT BEGINNING SATURDAY EVENING...

.A STRENGTHENING COASTAL STORM WILL BRING SNOW MIXED WITH RAIN AT
TIMES ALONG WITH VERY STRONG WIND TO CENTRAL AND EASTERN MAINE.

THE FIRST WAVE OF PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE LATE SATURDAY INTO
SATURDAY EVENING WITH RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW. MORE SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE WITH THE MAIN LOW LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
AND CONTINUING SUNDAY. WE EXPECT STRONG WIND ALONG WITH SNOW...
POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES. FOR SUNDAY...THE SNOW WILL LIKELY MIX
WITH RAIN AND EVEN SOME SLEET AT TIMES OVER WASHINGTON AND
HANCOCK COUNTIES. STORM TOTALS OF 7 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ARE
LIKELY BY SUNDAY NIGHT AWAY FROM THE IMMEDIATE COAST.

MEZ004-010-031-012030-
/O.EXA.KCAR.WS.A.0008.141102T0000Z-141103T0600Z/
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...
CHURCHILL DAM...MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...MONSON...
BLANCHARD...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
410 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT.

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

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST...CENTRAL...DOWNEAST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WIND.

* TIMING...SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

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

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY WET SNOW ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS WILL
  RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS STARTING SATURDAY
  EVENING AND CONTINUING SUNDAY. IN ADDITION... SINCE THE SNOW
  WILL BE WET IN NATURE THIS WILL POTENTIALLY LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT BUILD UP ON TREES AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN
  SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES.

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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