Southern Piscataquis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 7:22 PM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 am Tuesday to
1 PM EST Wednesday...

* locations... North Woods... portions of the central Highland...
Central Aroostook and the St. John valley.

* Hazard types... snow... sleet and freezing rain

* accumulations... snow and sleet accumulations from 3 inches in
east central areas with 6 inches over the central Maine
Highlands to 7 to 10 inches across northern Aroostook County.

* Ice accumulations... around a trace.

* Timing... precipitation will begin Tuesday morning and continue
through Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... icing may create slippery Road conditions and
produce scattered power outages. Sleet will result in
difficult driving conditions.

* Winds... northeast 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Visibilities... as low as one half mile at times tonight.

* Temperatures... in the upper teens Tuesday morning then rising
into the 20s on Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected. This will make travel very
hazardous or impossible.

Gale Warning
Issued: 7:55 PM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect until 11 am EST Tuesday...

* winds... northeast 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* Seas... 6 to 11 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.