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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
348 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

MEZ002-004-261700-
/O.UPG.KCAR.WW.Y.0028.141126T1700Z-141127T1400Z/
/O.EXB.KCAR.WS.W.0014.141126T2200Z-141127T1400Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN
348 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MAINE

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW

* TIMING...LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE IMPACT PRIMARILY FOR TRAVEL. THE SNOW WILL
  START LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. KEEP THIS TIME IN MIND IF
  TRAVELING TO OR FROM THE AREA. IF YOUR TRAVEL PLANS ARE AT ALL
  FLEXIBLE...MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO ARRIVE OR LEAVE EARLY. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.

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.

&&

$$

MEZ010-261700-
/O.UPG.KCAR.WW.Y.0028.141126T1700Z-141127T1400Z/
/O.EXA.KCAR.WS.W.0014.141126T1700Z-141127T1400Z/
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
348 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 AM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 AM EST
THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE IMPACT PRIMARILY FOR TRAVEL. THE SNOW WILL 
  START WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. KEEP THIS TIME IN MIND IF TRAVELING 
  TO OR FROM THE AREA. IF YOUR TRAVEL PLANS ARE AT ALL 
  FLEXIBLE...MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO ARRIVE OR LEAVE EARLY. THE 
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH 
  MIDNIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...1/2 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.

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.

&&

$$

MEZ005-006-011-015>017-029>032-261700-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0014.141126T1700Z-141127T1400Z/
NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...
PATTEN...MEDWAY...HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...
LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...
OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...
ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...
PERRY...PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...
EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...
GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
348 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 AM
EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A HOULTON TO SHERMAN TO 
  MILLINOCKET TO DOVER FOXCROFT LINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW. SNOW MAY BE MIXED WITH RAIN AT THE ONSET
  DOWN EAST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING BEFORE QUICKLY
  CHANGING TO ALL SNOW. SNOW WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING
  RAIN IN SOUTHERN HANCOCK AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES LATE WEDNESDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 11 INCHES. EXPECT THE LOWER END OF THE
  ACCUMULATION RANGE TOWARDS SOUTHERN HANCOCK AND WASHINGTON
  COUNTIES WHERE A HALF INCH OF SLEET MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN IS
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH IMPACT PRIMARILY FOR TRAVEL. THE SNOW WILL 
  START WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. KEEP THIS TIME IN MIND IF TRAVELING 
  TO OR FROM TO AREA. IF YOUR TRAVEL PLANS ARE AT ALL FLEXIBLE...
  MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO ARRIVE OR LEAVE EARLY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW 
  IS EXPECTED LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH TOWARDS THE
  COAST.

* VISIBILITIES...1/4 MILE OR LESS AT TIME TONIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

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.

&&

$$

MEZ001-003-261700-
/O.EXT.KCAR.WW.Y.0028.141126T2200Z-141127T1400Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT
348 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 9 AM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MAINE

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE IMPACT PRIMARILY FOR TRAVEL. THE SNOW WILL 
  START LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. KEEP THIS TIME IN MIND IF 
  TRAVELING TO OR FROM THE AREA. IF YOUR TRAVEL PLANS ARE AT ALL 
  FLEXIBLE...MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO ARRIVE OR LEAVE EARLY. THE 
  HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$







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