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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
324 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...A MAJOR WINTER STORM TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST FROM THE MID ATLANTIC REGION
TONIGHT AND THEN SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA BY
WEDNESDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTH ACROSS DOWNEAST MAINE
LATE TONIGHT AND THEN REACH THE REMAINDER OF NORTHERN MAINE BY
TUESDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING
BEFORE TAPERING TO SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...A GUSTY NORTHEAST WIND WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

MEZ001>004-261630-
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/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0002.150127T1200Z-150128T1800Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...BAXTER ST PARK...
CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...MOUNT KATAHDIN
324 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO
1 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS CANCELLED THE WIND
CHILL ADVISORY.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 14 INCHES.

* TIMING...TUESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. AREAS
  OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 14 INCHES.

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

* TEMPERATURES...5 TO 15 ABOVE.

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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