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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
339 AM EST Tue Feb 18 2020

...SNOW EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.Low pressure moving through the eastern Great Lakes will spread
snow across the area later this morning through the afternoon.
Snow will quickly pick up in intensity once it starts from
southwest to northeast. Snowfall rates may approach 1 inch per
hour over parts of western Maine in the mid to late afternoon.
Snow will transition to a wintry mix or rain across southern parts
of New Hampshire and coastal western Maine, and sleet may mix in
as far north as the foothills. Precipitation will quickly come to
an end from west to east during the evening.

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Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-
Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Coastal Cumberland-
Sagadahoc-Northern Coos-
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, Madison,
New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham, Bridgton, Greene,
Lewiston, Sabattus, Wales, Minot, Turner, Auburn,
Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney, Windsor, Vassalboro,
Waterville, China, Palermo, Portland, Cape Elizabeth,
South Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Brunswick, Arrowsic, Bath,
Phippsburg, Bowdoinham, Topsham, Bowdoin, Errol, Millsfield,
and Colebrook
339 AM EST Tue Feb 18 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
  inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northern New Hampshire and south central,
  southwest, west central and western Maine.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Southern parts of the advisory area may see
  sleet, freezing rain, or rain mix in later in the event. Across
  the mountains strong southeast wind gusts may occur on the
  northern slopes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while
driving.

For a more precise forecast for your specific location...go to
www.weather.gov/gray..

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gray ME
335 AM EST Tue Feb 18 2020

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Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-Southern Oxford-
Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-
Kennebec-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Northern Coos-
335 AM EST Tue Feb 18 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Weather Advisory.

A storm system will lift through the northeast today and tonight.
Accumulating snow is likely during the afternoon and evening with
impacts to the evening commute, especially inland and over the
higher terrain. Snow will transition to rain or possibly light mixed
precipitation over the coastal plain.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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