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Snowfall and Rainfall Totals for the 9 March 2008 Winter Storm


Here are the preliminary totals for the storm.

  • First is a map showing snowfall and rainfall totals across the state of Maine.
  • Second is a list of reports of actual snowfall. rainfall and wind speed at various locations within northern Maine.

Our appreciation is extended to highway departments, cooperative observers, SKYWARN spotters and the media for these reports.

A special thanks is extended to the general public for phoning in reports via our automated system. Your help is appreciated and aided us greatly in updating our products.

Map of Storm Total Snowfall

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Map of Storm Total Rainfall

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Snow, Rain and Wind Reports
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
230 PM EDT SUN MAR 9 2008

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS
FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION.  APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED
TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS
AND MEDIA FOR THESE REPORTS.  THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR
HOME PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/CARIBOU

********************STORM TOTAL RAINFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                     RAINFALL       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT


MAINE

...AROOSTOOK COUNTY...
   HOULTON               1.71   900 AM   3/9 ASOS
   PORTAGE               1.60  1110 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   CLAYTON LAKE          1.50  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   MACWAHOC              1.50   947 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   OXBOW                 1.48  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   WASHBURN              1.33   700 AM   3/9 COOP
   HOULTON               1.20  1025 PM   3/8 ASOS
   KNOWLES CORNER        1.17  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   ISLAND FALLS          0.76  1100 AM   3/9 SPOTTER

...HANCOCK COUNTY...
   SOUTHWEST HARBOR      2.74   934 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   ACADIA NATIONAL PARK  2.70  1016 PM   3/8 COOP
   ELLSWORTH             2.33  1010 AM   3/9 COOP
   SEDGWICK RIDGE        2.20   730 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   BAR HARBOR            1.76   950 AM   3/9 AWOS

...PENOBSCOT COUNTY...
   PATTEN                2.06   815 AM   3/9 COOP
   OLD TOWN              1.80  1015 PM   3/8 MCOOP
   ORONO                 1.80  1130 PM   3/8 SPOTTER
   MILLINOCKET           1.75   800 AM   3/9 COOP
   DIXMONT               1.65  1015 PM   3/8 MCOOP
   MILFORD               1.52  1030 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   STILLWATER            1.52  1025 AM   3/9 COOP
   BANGOR ASOS           1.50  1100 AM   3/9 ASOS
   SUNKHAZE N.W.R.       1.50  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   VEAZIE                1.43  1025 AM   3/9 USGS
   WEST ENFIELD          1.35  1025 AM   3/9 USGS
   BANGOR CWO            1.26   800 AM   3/9 COOP

...PISCATAQUIS COUNTY...
   GREENVILLE            1.87   800 AM   3/9 ASOS
   BLANCHARD             1.85  1020 PM   3/8 USGS
   SHIRLEY               1.81  1000 AM   3/9 USGS
   BARNARD PLANTATION    1.58   700 AM   3/9 COOP
   MILO                  1.55   745 AM   3/9 COOP
   WELLINGTON            1.55   833 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   KOKADJO               1.50  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   SEBEC LAKE            1.49   700 AM   3/9 COOP
   DOVER-FOXCROFT        1.45   700 AM   3/9 COOP
   RIPOGENUS DAM         1.36  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   GUILFORD              1.20   700 AM   3/9 COOP

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   ROBBINSTON            3.03  1200 AM   3/9 COOP
   VANCEBORO             2.75   433 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   FOREST CITY           2.55   800 AM   3/9 USGS
   JONESBORO             2.50  1015 PM   3/8 MCOOP
   COLUMBIA FALLS        2.39   900 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   TOPSFIELD             2.22  1200 AM   3/9 COOP
   MILBRIDGE             2.13   722 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   EAST MACHIAS          2.10   640 AM   3/9 COOP
   VANCEBORO             2.08   800 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   EASTPORT              2.00  1015 PM   3/8 COOP
   MOOSEHORN N.W.R.      2.00  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   BARING                1.92  1100 PM   3/8 SPOTTER
   WEST GRAND DAM        1.82   800 AM   3/9 USGS
   GRAND FALLS FLOWAGE   1.80   800 AM   3/9 USGS
   PRINCETON             1.78  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   WESLEY                1.75   600 AM   3/9 COOP
   DANFORTH              1.45  1020 PM   3/8 MCOOP

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT


MAINE

...AROOSTOOK COUNTY...
   SAINT AGATHA          17.5   120 PM   3/9 SPOTTER
   FORT KENT             15.5  1200 PM   3/9 SPOTTER
   MADAWASKA             14.0   100 PM   3/9 SPOTTER
   WALLAGRASS            14.0   724 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   ALLAGASH              13.0  1230 PM   3/9 COOP
   FORT KENT             13.0   745 AM   3/9 SPOTTER  ELEV 1200"
   ESTCOURT STATION      11.0  1130 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   LILLE                 11.0  1100 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   GALILEE POND           9.0   434 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   PORTAGE                9.0  1110 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   CONNOR                 8.8   220 PM   3/9 NWS EMPL
   VAN BUREN              8.0   700 AM   3/9 COOP     SNOW/SLEET MIX
   CARIBOU WFO            6.5   100 PM   3/9 NWS      SNOW/SLEET MIX
   WASHBURN               6.0   700 AM   3/9 COOP
   PRESQUE ISLE           4.0   930 AM   3/9 NWS EMPL MAINLY SLEET
   OAKFIELD               2.5   948 AM   3/9 SPOTTER  POWER OUTAGES
   HOULTON                2.0   949 AM   3/9 SPOTTER  ALL SLEET
   ORIENT                 1.5   950 AM   3/9 SPOTTER

...PENOBSCOT COUNTY...
   PATTEN                 2.7   815 AM   3/9 COOP
   SHERMAN STATION        1.0   724 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   MILLINOCKET              T   800 AM   3/9 COOP

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   TOPSFIELD                T   800 AM   3/9 COOP

***********************STORM TOTAL ICE***********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                          ICE       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT


MAINE

...AROOSTOOK COUNTY...
   CRYSTAL               0.75  1110 AM   3/9 MDOT    DOWNED TREE LIMBS
   MACWAHOC              0.25   947 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   ORIENT                0.25   950 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   ISLAND FALLS          0.10  1100 AM   3/9 SPOTTER

...PENOBSCOT COUNTY...
   SHIN POND             0.50   810 PM   3/8 SPOTTER

...PISCATAQUIS COUNTY...
   BROWNVILLE            0.10   930 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   WELLINGTON            0.10   833 AM   3/9 SPOTTER

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   TOPSFIELD             0.10   800 AM   3/9 COOP

***********************PEAK WIND GUST***********************

LOCATION            PEAK WIND    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                         GUST       OF
                        (MPH)   MEASUREMENT


MAINE

...AROOSTOOK COUNTY...
   WASHBURN                40   100 AM   3/9 COOP

...HANCOCK COUNTY...
   SEDGWICK RIDGE          46   730 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   STONINGTON              41   400 AM   3/9 RAINWISE
   ELLSWORTH               37  1000 AM   3/9 COOP
   SOUTHWEST HARBOR        36   934 AM   3/9 SPOTTER
   BASS HARBOR             33   535 AM   3/9 RAINWISE

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   CUTLER                  53   600 AM   3/9 RAINWISE
   JONESPORT               43   623 AM   3/9 RAINWISE
   MILBRIDGE               32   722 AM   3/9 SPOTTER

          



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