Monday, March 13, 2017

Winter Storm Warnings Issued For Tuesday

...Major winter storm expected Tuesday afternoon into
Wednesday...

.Low pressure will track northeast from the Mid-Atlantic region
on Tuesday and across the Gulf of Maine on Wednesday.

Central Penobscot-Southern Penobscot-Interior Hancock-
Central Washington-Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
Princeton, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport,
Machias, Cherryfield, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth,
Vanceboro, and Topsfield

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO NOON EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for snow and blowing snow...which is in effect from 1 PM
Tuesday to noon EDT Wednesday. This upgrades to prior Winter
Storm Watch.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...9 to 16 inches...with the lower accumulations
  along the coast.

* LOCATIONS...East Central Maine...Upper Penobscot Valley...
Bangor metropolitan area...and Downeast Maine.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow and blowing snow. Snow may mix with sleet
  and rain along the immediate coast Tuesday night

* TIMING...Noon time Tuesday through noon time Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow and strong winds will create very hazardous
  traveling conditions. Occasional blowing and drifting snow will
  cause near whiteout conditions at times. Strong winds may will
  lead to blowing snow...reduced visibility...and possible power
  outages.

* WINDS...Northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...one quarter mile or less at times.

* TEMPERATURES...In the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TUESDAY TO 5 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for snow and blowing snow...which is in effect from
4 PM Tuesday to 5 PM EDT Wednesday. This upgrades the prior Winter
Storm Watch.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 to 18 inches.

* LOCATIONS...Central Maine Highlands.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow and blowing snow.

* TIMING...Tuesday late afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow and strong winds will create very hazardous
  traveling conditions. Occasional blowing and drifting snow will
  cause near whiteout conditions at times. Strong winds may will
  lead to blowing snow...reduced visibility...and possible power
  outages.

* WINDS...Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...one quarter mile or less at times.

* TEMPERATURES...In the mid teens to lower 20s.

Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake,
Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin, Millinocket, East Millinocket,
Patten, Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, and Smyrna Mills

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TUESDAY TO 5 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for snow and blowing snow...which is in effect from
4 PM Tuesday to 5 PM EDT Wednesday. This upgrades the prior Winter
Storm Watch.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 to 18 inches.

* LOCATIONS...North Central Maine.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow and blowing snow.

* TIMING...Tuesday late afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow and strong winds will create very hazardous
  traveling conditions. Occasional blowing and drifting snow will
  cause near whiteout conditions at times. Strong winds may will
  lead to blowing snow...reduced visibility...and possible power
  outages.

* WINDS...Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...one quarter mile or less at times.

* TEMPERATURES...In the mid teens to lower 20s.

Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-
Coastal Waldo-
Including the cities of Greene, Lewiston, Sabattus, Wales, Minot,
Turner, Auburn, Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney, Windsor,
Vassalboro, Waterville, China, Palermo, Brooks, Jackson, Knox,
Liberty, Montville, Morrill, Waldo, Winterport, Unity, Arrowsic,
Bath, Phippsburg, Bowdoinham, Topsham, Bowdoin, Whitefield,
Dresden, Alna, Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta, Newcastle,
Boothbay Harbor, Wiscasset, Waldoboro, Owls Head, Rockland,
Appleton, Camden, Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast, Northport,
Searsmont, and Lincolnville

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO 8 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 9 AM Tuesday to
8 AM EDT Wednesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow.

* Accumulations...Snow accumulation of 14 to 18 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will begin Tuesday morning. The heaviest snow and
  most significant impacts are expected Tuesday afternoon into
  Tuesday night. Snow will taper off Wednesday morning.

* Temperatures...In the lower 20s.

* Winds...North 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow Tuesday and Tuesday night combined with
  gusty winds and blowing snow...will create near-blizzard
  conditions at times and lead to dangerous travel conditions.

Interior York-Interior Cumberland-Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-
Southern Grafton-Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-
Strafford-Cheshire-Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-
Coastal Rockingham-Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford,
Goodwins Mills, Buxton, Limington, Berwick, New Gloucester, Gray,
North Windham, Gorham, Bridgton, Biddeford, Saco,
Old Orchard Beach, Kittery, Portland, Cape Elizabeth,
South Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Brunswick, Lyme, Ashland,
Ellsworth, Holderness, Plymouth, Rumney, Wakefield, Bridgewater,
Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, Moultonborough,
Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon, Goshen, Grantham, Lempster,
Newport, Charlestown, Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton,
Loudon, Hooksett, Laconia, Gilford, Meredith, Barrington,
Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, Madbury,
Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, Jaffrey, Manchester,
Pelham, Nashua, Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow, Chester,
Derry, Hampstead, Exeter, Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton,
Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Seabrook, Amherst, Milford,
Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon, and Weare

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 5 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 7 AM Tuesday to
5 AM EDT Wednesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow.

* Accumulations...Snow accumulation of 14 to 18 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will begin Tuesday morning. The heaviest snow and
  most significant impacts are expected Tuesday afternoon into
  Tuesday night. Snow will taper off early Wednesday.

* Temperatures...In the lower 20s.

* Winds...North 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow Tuesday and Tuesday night combined with
  gusty winds and blowing snow...will create near-blizzard
  conditions at times and lead to dangerous travel conditions.

Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-Southern Franklin-
Southern Somerset-
Including the cities of Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc, Rangeley,
Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, New Portland, Brassua, Long Pond,
Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman,
Farmington, New Sharon, New Vineyard, Temple, Wilton,
Chesterville, Jay, Athens, Cornville, Skowhegan, Palmyra,
Pittsfield, Embden, and Madison

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TUESDAY TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 8 AM Tuesday to
6 PM EDT Wednesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow.

* Accumulations...Snow accumulation of 12 to 16 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will begin Tuesday morning. The heaviest snow and
  most significant impacts are expected late Tuesday and Tuesday night.
  Snow will taper off during the day Wednesday.

* Temperatures...Teens and lower 20s.

* Winds...North 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow Tuesday into Wednesday and gusty winds will
  lead to dangerous travel conditions.

Northern Oxford-Southern Oxford-Northern Coos-Southern Coos-
Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover,
Locke Mills, Milton, Newry, Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford,
Errol, Millsfield, Colebrook, Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
Lancaster, Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton, Sugar Hill, Thornton,
Waterville Valley, Woodstock, Jackson, North Conway, Albany,
Conway, Chatham, and Crawford Notch

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TUESDAY TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 8 AM Tuesday to
6 PM EDT Wednesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow.

* Accumulations...Snow accumulation of 12 to 16 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will begin Tuesday morning. The heaviest snow and
  most significant impacts are expected late Tuesday and Tuesday night.
  Snow will taper off during the day Wednesday.

* Temperatures...Teens and lower 20s.

* Winds...North 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snow Tuesday into Wednesday and gusty winds will
  lead to dangerous travel conditions.

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.

For a more precise forecast for your specific location...go to
www.weather.gov/gray.

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