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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 2:40 PM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 4:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


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

* locations... down East Maine.

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

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches... with
locally higher amounts.

* Timing... through tonight.

* Impacts... snow... heavy at times... will result in hazardous
travel conditions. Areas of blowing snow may result in
whiteout conditions at times. Scattered power outages are
possible.

* Winds... northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

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

* Temperatures... 10 to 15 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.





Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 2:45 PM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
Wednesday...

* coastal flooding... overwash is likely around the times of high
tide with the possibility of minor coastal flooding.

* Timing... around the times of high tide at 4:30 PM this afternoon
and 5 am Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... beach erosion and minor coastal flooding are
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



Mcb


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:02 PM EST on January 27, 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...
   Cary 13.0 312 PM 1/27
   New Limerick 12.0 437 PM 1/27
   North Amity 1 SSW 11.0 151 PM 1/27
   Houlton 11.0 440 PM 1/27
   Island Falls 10.0 233 PM 1/27
   Hodgdon 10.0 152 PM 1/27
   Sherman 1 E 9.0 138 PM 1/27
   Littleton 8.0 311 PM 1/27
   Linneus 2 se 7.0 1243 PM 1/27
   Littleton 2 S 6.0 1253 PM 1/27
   Easton 5.0 313 PM 1/27
   Caribou NWS 4.1 400 PM 1/27
   Caribou 4.0 310 PM 1/27
   Caribou 2 N 3.0 348 PM 1/27
   Presque Isle 3.0 311 PM 1/27
   Madawaska 2.0 313 PM 1/27

... Hancock County...
   Brooksville 14.0 445 PM 1/27
   Amherst 13.0 1230 PM 1/27
   Deer Isle 3 N 12.0 159 PM 1/27
   Ellsworth 12.0 140 PM 1/27
   East Surry 9.5 450 PM 1/27
   Brooklin 6.1 217 PM 1/27

... Penobscot County...
   Greenbush 18.0 117 PM 1/27
   Orono 16.8 315 PM 1/27
   Bangor 3 W 16.0 450 PM 1/27 wabi-TV
   Lincoln 16.0 450 PM 1/27
   Hermon 16.0 450 PM 1/27
   Old Town 14.0 105 PM 1/27
   Bradley 14.0 1252 PM 1/27
   Glenburn 1 ENE 13.5 437 PM 1/27
   Bangor 1 SW 12.0 152 PM 1/27
   Levant 11.0 245 PM 1/27
   Brewer 2 ESE 11.0 153 PM 1/27
   Etna 8.0 1230 PM 1/27
   Howland 1 ESE 7.0 1058 am 1/27
   Howland 6.0 1212 PM 1/27

... Piscataquis County...
   Dover-Foxcroft 4 SW 8.0 1240 PM 1/27
   Kingbury 2 SSE 7.0 139 PM 1/27

... Washington County...
   Eastport 16.3 1200 PM 1/27 5 foot drifts
   East Machias 4 E 16.0 1235 PM 1/27
   East Machias 1 SW 15.0 1221 PM 1/27
   Dennysville 15.0 122 PM 1/27
   Whiting 3 NNE 12.0 1135 am 1/27 visibility near zero
   Harrington 2 ESE 12.0 1249 PM 1/27
   Robbinston 11.5 1128 am 1/27
   Addison 2 S 9.0 1106 am 1/27
   Millbridge 9.0 1054 am 1/27
   Topsfield 7.0 1055 am 1/27


***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Maine

... Aroostook County...
   Caribou 35 123 PM 1/27
   Houlton 32 127 PM 1/27
   Cary 30 312 PM 1/27

... Hancock County...
   Brooklin 61 219 PM 1/27
   East Surry 56 450 PM 1/27
   Brooklin 55 947 am 1/27
   Bar Harbor 47 947 am 1/27
   Surry 47 904 am 1/27
   Winter Harbor 42 949 am 1/27
   Waltham 24 905 am 1/27
   Bar Harbor 23 800 am 1/27

... Penobscot County...
   Bangor 45 125 PM 1/27
   Millinocket 37 128 PM 1/27

... Washington County...
   Eastport 61 800 am 1/27 Cobscook Bay buoy
   Topsfield 52 910 am 1/27
   East Machias 1 SW 50 902 am 1/27
   Eastport 42 855 am 1/27


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