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Maine, Northern Somerset

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:45 AM EST on January 31, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EST on January 31, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST this
afternoon...

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

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

* Timing... snow will continue through this morning and then wind
down through the afternoon. The snow will be heaviest this
morning.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches.

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

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

* Temperatures... temperatures of 5 to 15 above this morning will
fall through the day.

* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less 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 7:56 AM 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...
   Fort Fairfield 2 NE 8.5 723 am 1/31
   Caribou NWS 7.3 700 am 1/31
   Presque Isle 6.1 700 am 1/31
   Fort Kent - coop 4.0 515 am 1/31

... Penobscot County...
   Millinocket 8.0 634 am 1/31
   Bangor fss 7.6 700 am 1/31 Bangor Airport

... Piscataquis County...
   Kingbury 2 SSE 10.0 644 am 1/31
   Dover-Foxcroft - coo 8.0 700 am 1/31

... Washington County...
   East Machias 11.0 730 am 1/31
   Topsfield - coop 6.6 700 am 1/31


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Georgia - Flood Warning
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Michigan - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Missouri - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
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New Hampshire - Wind Chill Advisory
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