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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:49 PM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 4:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning in effect until 4 am EST Wednesday...
... Blizzard Warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in gray has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow... which is in effect
until 4 am EST Wednesday. The Blizzard Warning has been cancelled.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and strong winds with blowing snow.

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

* Timing... occasional intense bands of snowfall will continue to
rotate onshore through tonight. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches
per hour are possible in these bands. Light snow may linger into
Wednesday.

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

* Impacts... snow and blowing snow will reduce visibility and make
it difficult to see while driving. Heavy drifting will make some
roads impassable.

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

* Temperatures... 9 to 14 above.

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.






Local Storm Report



01/27/2015 1135 am

1 miles SSW of Camden, Knox County.

Blizzard, reported by trained spotter.


            Visibility was 1/16th of a mile with winds greater than
            35mph for 3 hours this morning





01/27/2015 0700 am

Rockland AWOS, Knox County.

Blizzard, reported by AWOS.






01/27/2015 0700 am

Rockland, Knox County.

Blizzard, reported by ASOS.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:45 PM 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 23.0 1042 PM 1/27

... Cumberland County...
   1 E Portland 27.4 808 PM 1/27
   Portland - N Deering 25.0 904 PM 1/27
   Gorham 22.5 714 PM 1/27
   gray NWS office 22.4 706 PM 1/27
   Portland jetport 21.6 700 PM 1/27
   2 SW Casco 21.0 804 PM 1/27
   2 NW Falmouth 20.1 716 PM 1/27
   3 ENE Westbrook 20.0 754 PM 1/27
   1 SSW South Portland 19.7 708 PM 1/27
   Bridgton 19.3 814 PM 1/27
   Cumberland Center 18.0 1032 PM 1/27
   1 SSE North Sebago 16.0 955 PM 1/27
   5 WNW Portland 15.6 839 PM 1/27

... Kennebec County...
   Vassalboro 10.0 705 PM 1/27

... Knox County...
   Cushing 16.0 704 PM 1/27

... Somerset County...
   Cornville 16.0 701 PM 1/27
   Jackman 6.5 930 PM 1/27

... York County...
   2 NE Kennebunk 22.7 1041 PM 1/27
   2 NNW Portsmouth 22.0 900 PM 1/27
   2 NNW Saco 22.0 700 PM 1/27
   Limington 20.0 730 PM 1/27
   1 N Kittery Point 17.0 648 PM 1/27
   Cornish 13.5 750 PM 1/27

New Hampshire

... Belknap County...
   Gilmanton 11.0 650 PM 1/27
   Center Harbor 7.5 648 PM 1/27

... Grafton County...
   1 NNW Bristol 8.7 842 PM 1/27

... Hillsborough County...
   Nashua 33.2 719 PM 1/27
   Hudson 32.0 732 PM 1/27
   3 NNW Merrimack 16.8 827 PM 1/27
   4 se Weare 11.0 828 PM 1/27

... Merrimack County...
   Concord ASOS 12.0 710 PM 1/27
   1 SSE Henniker 9.0 724 PM 1/27

... Rockingham County...
   3 WNW Salem 31.0 1012 PM 1/27
   2 se Seabrook 29.0 1017 PM 1/27
   2 ENE Stratham 24.0 940 PM 1/27
   2 ENE bear brook sta 22.0 810 PM 1/27
   West Hampstead 21.5 836 PM 1/27

... Strafford County...
   Lee 25.0 858 PM 1/27

... Sullivan County...
   1 ESE Washington 14.0 820 PM 1/27
   1 E West Unity 12.0 711 PM 1/27
   2 N Lempster 11.0 716 PM 1/27


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