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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 6:16 AM EST on January 30, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EST on January 31, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST
Saturday...

* locations... northwestern Maine down through the Central
Highlands to coastal Hancock County.

* Hazard types... heavy snow. Significant blowing and drifting
snow.

* Timing... snow will develop this morning and continue through
Saturday morning. The heaviest snow is expected this afternoon
through tonight.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches. Locally
higher amounts are possible.

* Impacts... snow... possibly heavy at times... will result in
hazardous travel conditions. Blowing snow will result in poor
visibility late tonight through Saturday evening. Large drifts
of snow are also expected to develop Saturday into Saturday
evening.

* Winds... northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Temperatures... temperatures will fall from the mid 20s to
lower 30s on this afternoon to the single digits to lower
teens by Saturday morning. Temperatures will continue to
slowly fall during the day Saturday.

* Visibilities... less than a quarter mile at times.

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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:38 PM EST on January 30, 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...
   Caribou 1 N 3.9 100 PM 1/30 NWS Caribou
   Connor 3.4 111 PM 1/30
   Madawaska 2.5 1252 PM 1/30

... Penobscot County...
   Newburgh 0.8 110 PM 1/30


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