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Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:16 PM EST on January 31, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EST on January 31, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 PM EST this
evening...
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to 4 am
EST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Wind Chill
Advisory... which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to 4 am EST
Monday.

* Locations... east central and northern Maine.

* Hazard types... blowing snow and bitter cold wind chills.

* Timing... snow will gradually taper off this evening. Blowing
snow will continue overnight.

* Accumulations... an inch or less of additional snowfall is
expected this evening. Total snow accumulations will average 10
to 14 inches.

* Impacts... continued blowing snow will result in hazardous
conditions and reduced visibilities.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Temperatures... 18 below to 12 above zero.

* Wind chill... as low as 33 below due to temperatures 18 below to
7 above zero... and winds northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to
30 mph.

* Wind chill readings... as low as 33 below.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Snow and blowing snow 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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in
frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:51 PM EST on January 31, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... cwop
observers... Skywarn spotters... facebook fans... and media for these
reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at
weather.Gov/Caribou

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maine

... Aroostook County...
   Mars Hill 12.0 141 PM 1/31
   Sherman 1 E 10.0 934 am 1/31
   Caribou NWS 9.9 400 PM 1/31
   Houlton 1 S 8.5 1023 am 1/31
   Easton 2 SSE 8.0 115 PM 1/31
   Presque Isle 7.7 423 PM 1/31
   Madawaska 1 WSW 7.5 1215 PM 1/31
   New Limerick 2 NNE 7.0 143 PM 1/31
   Madawaska 6.5 1217 PM 1/31
   Saint Francis 2 NE 6.0 1201 PM 1/31
   Portage 2 N 5.5 834 am 1/31
   Saint pamphile 2 NW 3.5 1156 am 1/31

... Hancock County...
   Hancock 16.0 140 PM 1/31
   Aurora 15.0 139 PM 1/31
   Cranberry Isles 2 N 12.0 1000 am 1/31
   Prospect Harbor 11.0 300 PM 1/31
   Waltham 10.0 933 am 1/31
   Southwest Harbor 2 S 9.5 1205 PM 1/31
   Surry 2 E 9.2 1208 PM 1/31
   Brooksville 4 ENE 7.5 248 PM 1/31
   Blue Hill 5.3 403 PM 1/31

... Penobscot County...
   Springfield 7 SSE 12.0 1240 PM 1/31
   Kenduskeag 12.0 1013 am 1/31
   Bangor 3 NW 12.0 212 PM 1/31
   Bangor fss 10.6 400 PM 1/31 Bangor Airport
   Orrington 9.5 1000 am 1/31
   Newburgh 9.0 954 am 1/31
   Howland 8.0 140 PM 1/31

... Piscataquis County...
   Greenville 3 S 8.0 1032 am 1/31
   abbot 3 ESE 7.0 919 am 1/31
   Kokadjo 6.0 1204 PM 1/31

... Washington County...
   Eastport 21.4 320 PM 1/31 47.1 FM last 2 storms
   Perry 16.0 320 PM 1/31
   Machias 14.0 147 PM 1/31
   East Machias 4 E 14.0 219 PM 1/31


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