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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
418 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

MEZ002-004>006-010-011-015>017-029>032-021100-
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-
SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-
COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
418 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL MAINE...NORTH
CENTRAL MAINE...NORTHERN MAINE AND SOUTHEAST MAINE.

.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 STORM WATCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
410 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT BEGINNING SATURDAY EVENING...

.A STRENGTHENING COASTAL STORM WILL BRING SNOW MIXED WITH RAIN AT
TIMES ALONG WITH VERY STRONG WIND TO CENTRAL AND EASTERN MAINE.

THE FIRST WAVE OF PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE LATE SATURDAY INTO
SATURDAY EVENING WITH RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW. MORE SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE WITH THE MAIN LOW LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
AND CONTINUING SUNDAY. WE EXPECT STRONG WIND ALONG WITH SNOW...
POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES. FOR SUNDAY...THE SNOW WILL LIKELY MIX
WITH RAIN AND EVEN SOME SLEET AT TIMES OVER WASHINGTON AND
HANCOCK COUNTIES. STORM TOTALS OF 7 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ARE
LIKELY BY SUNDAY NIGHT AWAY FROM THE IMMEDIATE COAST.

MEZ002-005-006-011-015>017-029-030-032-012030-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0008.141102T0000Z-141103T0600Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-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...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...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
410 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST...EAST CENTRAL...DOWNEAST MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WIND.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 13 INCHES.

* TIMING...SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.

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

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY WET SNOW ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS WILL
  RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS STARTING SATURDAY
  EVENING AND CONTINUING SUNDAY. IN ADDITION... SINCE THE SNOW
  WILL BE WET IN NATURE THIS WILL POTENTIALLY LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT BUILD UP ON TREES AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN
  SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

VJN




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