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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
349 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.A LOCALIZED AREA OF SNOW WILL AFFECT MIDCOAST MAINE TODAY INTO
THIS EVENING AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN PENOBSCOT
BAY. IN ADDITION INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND
OVERNIGHT. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER TO SNOW SHOWERS LATER THIS
EVENING.

THE COLDEST AIR OF THE WINTER SEASON THUS FAR WILL SPILL INTO
NEW ENGLAND TODAY UPON STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS. THIS WILL RESULT
IN A PERIOD OF DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

MEZ027-028-131700-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160214T0500Z/
/O.CON.KGYX.WC.Y.0003.160214T0500Z-160214T1500Z/
KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...
BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE
349 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...LOW WIND CHILL READINGS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR
  HEAVY SNOW.

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

* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 29 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES 7 BELOW TO
  4 ABOVE ZERO...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 MPH.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING...WITH THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. LOW WIND CHILLS
  ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS ARE EXPECTED ON
  SATURDAY. FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPROTECTED FROM THE
  COLD. LOWER VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED ALSO.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...7 BELOW TO 20 ABOVE ZERO.

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.

FOR A MORE PRECISE FORECAST FOR YOUR SPECIFIC LOCATION...GO TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRAY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
337 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

MEZ029-131645-
/O.EXA.KCAR.WC.Y.0002.160214T0700Z-160214T1500Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160214T0600Z/
COASTAL HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL
337 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...COASTAL HANCOCK COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING.
  DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS
  NEAR PENOBSCOT BAY IN THE SOUTHWEST PORTION OF HANCOCK COUNTY.
  AMOUNTS WILL DECREASE ON THE EAST SIDE OF MOUNT DESERT ISLAND.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL OCCUR THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. DANGEROUSLY COLD
  WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING
  SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. FROSTBITE AND
  HYPOTHERMIA ARE LIKELY IF NOT DRESSED APPROPRIATELY WHILE
  OUTDOORS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...RISING TO THE TEENS AND LOW 20S BY THIS AFTERNOON
  AND FALLING BELOW ZERO BY SUNDAY MORNING

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 24 BELOW LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES...1/4SM AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS TODAY.

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 GRAND RAPIDS MI
337 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

MIZ064-071-131645-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160213T2100Z/
ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
337 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS 2 TO 3 INCHES...LOCALLY HIGHER.

 * RAPID VISIBILITY CHANGES.

 * STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL 6 TO 10 INCHES.

IMPACTS...

 * HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH RAPID CHANGES IN ROAD CONDITIONS.

 * ACCIDENTS AND SLIDEOFFS WITH SLIPPERY ROADS AND POOR
   VISIBILITY.

 * CLOSURES AND CANCELLATIONS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

&&

$$

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