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WWUS41 KCAR 310845
WSWCAR

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
345 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE AFFECTING THE REGION THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY TRACK INTO NOVA SCOTIA
SATURDAY. HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS MORNING. STRONG
WINDS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTERLY
COLD WEATHER WILL FOLLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE STORM FOR SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-312045-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T2100Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
COASTAL HANCOCK-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...
BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD...BANGOR...
BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...
BLUE HILL...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
345 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHWESTERN MAINE DOWN THROUGH THE CENTRAL 
  HIGHLANDS TO COASTAL HANCOCK COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING 
  SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING AND THEN WIND
  DOWN THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST THIS
  MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY. LARGE DRIFTS OF SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO DEVELOP.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES OF 5 TO 15 ABOVE THIS MORNING WILL
  FALL THROUGH THE DAY.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-030-032-312045-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150201T0300Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
345 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING 
  SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AFTERNOON AND WIND DOWN THIS
  EVENING. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST THIS MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY. LARGE DRIFTS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES OF 5 TO 15 ABOVE THIS MORNING WILL
  FALL THROUGH THE DAY.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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