Southern Piscataquis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 9:42 PM EST on January 30, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST Saturday...

* 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 Saturday morning. The heaviest snow is expected through tonight.

* 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 late tonight through Saturday evening. Large drifts of snow are also expected to develop Saturday into Saturday evening.

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

* Temperatures...zero to 30 above zero.

* 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 10:16 PM EST on January 30, 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

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

Maine

...Aroostook County... Caribou 1 N 5.7 900 PM 1/30 Fort Fairfield 2 NE 4.5 634 PM 1/30 Lille 4.0 648 PM 1/30 Linneus 3.0 753 PM 1/30 Bridgewater 2.5 600 PM 1/30

...Hancock County... Blue Hill 2.0 801 PM 1/30 Surry 2 E 0.9 657 PM 1/30

...Penobscot County... Millinocket 6.0 856 PM 1/30 Alton 4.0 751 PM 1/30 East Corinth 4.0 819 PM 1/30 Stetson 5 ENE 4.0 735 PM 1/30 Bangor 2 W 3.3 700 PM 1/30 Orrington 3.0 818 PM 1/30 Glenburn 3.0 607 PM 1/30 Hermon 3.0 611 PM 1/30

...Piscataquis County... Kingbury 2 SSE 7.0 807 PM 1/30

...Washington County... Dennysville 3.0 754 PM 1/30 Grand Lake Stream 0.5 800 PM 1/30