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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
854 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

...Strong Nor`easter Like Storm Will Impact The Region This
Weekend...

.A rapidly intensifying low pressure system from the mid Atlantic
states will move across the Gulf of Maine by late Saturday
afternoon and into southern New Brunswick province by Sunday
morning. This storm will bring heavy snow to northern and the
central maine highlands of Maine with mixed precipitation to east
central and interior Downeast areas and mostly heavy rain to
coastal Downeast areas beginning by Saturday afternoon and
continuing through Sunday. In addition, it will be windy with
this storm, with patchy to areas of blowing snow for areas where
the precipitation type is all snow.

MEZ002-005-051300-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0009.201205T1800Z-201207T0000Z/
Northeast Aroostook-Northern Penobscot-
Including the cities of Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, and Medway
854 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO
7 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and sleet expected. Total snow accumulations
  of 8 to 13 inches and minor sleet accumulations up to a
  quarter of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Northeast Aroostook and Northern Penobscot Counties.

* WHEN...From 1 PM Saturday to 7 PM EST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be extremely dangerous.
  Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility and
  cause localized hazardous travel. Power outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and sleet means severe winter
weather conditions will make travel extremely dangerous. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for Maine can be obtained by going to
newengland511.org.

&&

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