Southern Piscataquis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:53 PM EST on November 25, 2014

...Winter Storm Warning in effect from noon Wednesday to 9 am EST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from noon Wednesday to 9 am EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Locations...along and southeast of a Houlton to Sherman to Millinocket to Dover Foxcroft line.

* Hazard types...snow. Snow may be mixed with rain at the onset downeast Wednesday afternoon and early evening before quickly changing to all snow.

* Snow accumulations...7 to 11 inches.

* Timing...Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning.

* Impacts...high impact primarily for travel. The snow will start Wednesday afternoon. Keep this time in mind if traveling to or from to area. If your travel plans are at all flexible...make adjustments to arrive or leave early. The heaviest snow is expected late Wednesday afternoon through midnight.

* Winds...north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph...highest near the coast.

* Visibilities...down to one half mile in times in moderate snowfall.

* Temperatures...in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

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.

Record Report
Statement as of 06:36 PM EST on November 4, 2014

...Record high temperature set at Portland ME...

a record high temperature of 63 degrees was set at Portland ME yesterday. This breaks the old record of 60 set in 1999.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:38 PM EST on November 25, 2014

...Latest wind reports...

Location speed time/date

...Maine...

...Aroostook... Fort Kent 51 mph 0744 am 11/25 Frenchville Airport 51 mph 0739 am 11/25 1 NW Presque Isle 42 mph 0132 PM 11/25 Caribou, ME 39 mph 0813 am 11/25 4 E New Sweden 37 mph 1209 PM 11/25 5 SSE Caribou 35 mph 1046 am 11/25 Presque Isle Airport 35 mph 0115 PM 11/25 1 SSE Fort Kent 33 mph 0547 am 11/25 2 W Saint Agatha 33 mph 1200 PM 11/25 3 NW Monticello 30 mph 1120 am 11/25 1 ENE Presque Isle 28 mph 1059 am 11/25 5 se Grand Isle 27 mph 0646 am 11/25 Madawaska 26 mph 0835 am 11/25 1 SSE Presque Isle 24 mph 1001 am 11/25 1 NW Presque Isle 24 mph 0200 PM 11/25 1 W Littleton 24 mph 0400 PM 11/25 1 NW Presque Isle 21 mph 0100 PM 11/25 Houlton International Airport 15 mph 1053 am 11/25

...Hancock... 4 SSE Winter Harbor 30 mph 0830 am 11/25 Sedgwick Ridge 30 mph 1158 am 11/25 Bar Harbor 27 mph 0812 am 11/25 7 WNW Brooksville 25 mph 0645 am 11/25 Brooklin 25 mph 1146 am 11/25

...Marine reporting stations... 22 se Jonesport 31 mph 0950 am 11/25 Eastport 27 mph 0554 am 11/25 12 se Cranberry Isles 27 mph 0830 am 11/25

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.