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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 7:58 AM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 4:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 4 am EST Wednesday...

* hazard types... heavy snow and strong winds creating blizzard
conditions.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 18 to 24 inches.

* Timing... intense band of snowfall will become nearly stationary
over the area through early afternoon. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4
inches per hour are occurring in this band. Blizzard conditions
are occurring or are imminent and will last through early
afternoon. Snow will wind down late today... but may linger
into Wednesday.

* Impacts... whiteout conditions will make travel extremely
dangerous..if not impossible. Strong winds may lead to
scattered power outages. Temperatures in the teens and single
digits combined with winds will lead to bitterly cold wind
chills. If you are stranded outdoors it could be potentially
life threatening.

* Winds... north 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Temperatures... 7 to 17 above.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions... making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded... stay with your vehicle.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:45 AM EST on January 27, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 4
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/gray

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

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

Maine

... Androscoggin County...
   Durham 14.0 1140 am 1/27
   Auburn 12.0 1139 am 1/27
   2 W Auburn 10.5 1015 am 1/27
   2 E Lewiston 10.5 945 am 1/27
   Poland 8.0 1004 am 1/27

... Cumberland County...
   1 ENE Portland 15.9 1002 am 1/27
   Yarmouth 15.0 1004 am 1/27
   Portland jetport 12.4 1001 am 1/27
   2 NW Falmouth 11.1 1003 am 1/27
   3 SSE Gorham 11.0 953 am 1/27
   Westbrook 10.0 1038 am 1/27
   Gorham 9.6 1015 am 1/27
   gray NWS office 9.4 946 am 1/27
   1 SSW South Portland 8.8 913 am 1/27 2.4 in last hour
   Freeport 8.0 938 am 1/27
   Naples 8.0 1017 am 1/27
   Pownal 7.5 911 am 1/27

... Kennebec County...
   Manchester 11.0 1030 am 1/27

... Knox County...
   hope 12.0 1017 am 1/27
   3 SW Rockport 11.0 900 am 1/27
   1 SSW Camden 9.5 1134 am 1/27

... Lincoln County...
   Boothbay 8.0 1115 am 1/27

... Oxford County...
   1 W Otisfield 7.0 1055 am 1/27
   Hartford 5.2 1030 am 1/27

... Sagadahoc County...
   Richmond 13.0 1113 am 1/27
   Topsham 12.4 1140 am 1/27
   2 S Bath 12.1 956 am 1/27 whiteout conditions

... York County...
   York 15.0 1142 am 1/27
   Saco 12.8 1101 am 1/27
   2 ESE Vaughan Woods 12.0 955 am 1/27
   1 N Kittery Point 11.5 1015 am 1/27

New Hampshire

... Carroll County...
   3 se North Sandwich 3.0 1026 am 1/27

... Cheshire County...
   4 S Jaffrey 8.0 952 am 1/27

... Coos County...
   1 se Lancaster 1.5 917 am 1/27

... Grafton County...
   1 NNW Bristol 4.5 1140 am 1/27
   1 SSE Hanover 1.0 925 am 1/27 -sn

... Hillsborough County...
   Hudson 24.0 1027 am 1/27
   S Hudson 20.5 953 am 1/27 whiteout conditions.
   Merrimack 18.5 1117 am 1/27
   NW Nashua 18.2 1018 am 1/27 11.2 since 520 am
   Hollis 18.0 915 am 1/27
   Milford 16.0 1117 am 1/27
   Nashua 14.8 1031 am 1/27
   Peterborough 9.5 1117 am 1/27
   5 SW Dunbarton 5.0 922 am 1/27

... Merrimack County...
   Webster 7.0 1125 am 1/27
   2 NW Bow 6.0 955 am 1/27
   Bow 4.0 913 am 1/27

... Rockingham County...
   Windham 24.3 1030 am 1/27
   Auburn 24.0 1142 am 1/27
   3 WSW West Hampstead 21.0 910 am 1/27
   1 WNW Seabrook 20.0 1111 am 1/27
   Seabrook 20.0 1137 am 1/27
   West Hampstead 17.0 1021 am 1/27
   2 ENE bear brook sta 12.3 1003 am 1/27
   Epping 12.0 900 am 1/27
   1 NNE Deerfield 10.5 949 am 1/27
   2 NNE Salem 7.8 1030 am 1/27

... Strafford County...
   Lee 17.0 1044 am 1/27
   2 SSW Gonic 13.5 938 am 1/27
   2 SSE Strafford 8.0 1129 am 1/27
   3 NE Alton 4.0 1130 am 1/27


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