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000 WWUS41 KGYX 070719 WSWGYX URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Gray ME 319 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020 ...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY... .A potent low pressure system is expected to approach New England Thursday and cross the region through Friday. The majority of the precipitation in the watch area is anticipated to fall as snow with significant accumulations and periods of heavy snow possible. MEZ007>009-012>014-071530- /O.NEW.KGYX.WS.A.0007.200409T1200Z-200410T1800Z/ Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset- Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset- Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron, Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc, Rangeley, Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, New Portland, Brassua, Long Pond, Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman, Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover, Locke Mills, Milton, Newry, Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford, Farmington, New Sharon, New Vineyard, Temple, Wilton, Chesterville, Jay, Athens, Cornville, Skowhegan, Palmyra, Pittsfield, Embden, and Madison 319 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of greater than 6 inches possible. * WHERE...Portions of south central, west central and western Maine. * WHEN...From Thursday morning through Friday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...While the precipitation may initially begin as rain in some of the watch area Thursday morning, it is expected to change over to snow Thursday afternoon. The snow will likely be wet and heavy, possibly leading to power outages. Some uncertainty remains in the track of the low pressure system so exact snowfall amounts are somewhat uncertain at this time. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation. && $$ Watson is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.