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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gray ME
345 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2023

Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-Interior York-
Central Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-Coastal Waldo-
Interior Cumberland Highlands-Northern Carroll-Southern Carroll-
Merrimack-Belknap-Strafford-Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-
Coastal Rockingham-Western And Central Hillsborough-
345 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2023

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Maine, south central Maine,
southwest Maine, western Maine, New Hampshire, central New
Hampshire, northern New Hampshire and southern New Hampshire.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

An arctic cold front will cross the region tonight bringing gusty
rain and snow showers. Temperatures drop below freezing behind the
front bringing the threat of wet roads becoming slick during the pre
dawn hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Northwest winds will strengthen behind the cold front on Thursday
with the potential for gusts to 40 mph.

Another low pressure system will bring a period of mostly rain this
weekend. However, precipitation may begin as a period of snow,
especially in the mountains where light accumulations are possible.
While rain and snowmelt will cause rises on area rivers...widespread
significant flooding is not expected.


Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.


Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Gray ME
1230 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2023

Southern Oxford-Northern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Northern
Franklin-Central Somerset-Northern Grafton-Northern Coos-Southern
Coos-Southern Grafton-Northern Carroll-
1230 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2023

...An area of heavy snow showers will affect Oxford...Somerset...
Franklin...Coos...northern Grafton and northeastern Carroll

At 1227 AM EDT...An area of heavy snow showers was along a line
extending from 11 miles west of Coburn Gore to 8 miles northeast of
Danbury...and moving northeast AT 35 MPH.

Locations impacted include...
Berlin, Farmington, Littleton, Lancaster, Bethel, Bethlehem,
Colebrook, Lincoln, Jackman, Eustis, Coburn Gore, Rangeley, Rumford,
Jay, Haverhill, Dixfield, Franconia, Kingfield, Canton and Andover.

This includes Interstate 93 between mile markers 99 and 131.

This also includes...
  Crawford Notch State Park, Franconia Notch, Umbagog Lake State
Park, First Connecticut Lake, and Kilkenny Ridge Trail.

  * Winds in excess of 35 mph are possible with this area of heavy
  snow showers.

These snow showers could produce a quick inch of snow in a few
spots, making for slippery travel.  Prepare for winter driving
conditions if heading out tonight.

Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in winter weather situations. Be
prepared for snow or ice covered roads. Slow down and allow extra
time when traveling.

LAT...LON 4587 6965 4574 6981 4562 6970 4442 7033
      4386 7218 4408 7203 4432 7203 4450 7158
      4475 7163 4524 7144 4530 7130 4524 7113
      4535 7101 4524 7084 4540 7082 4538 7064
      4557 7069 4573 7038 4596 7026 4598 6968
TIME...MOT...LOC 0427Z 222DEG 32KT 4536 7099 4362 7178


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