Northern Piscataquis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:38 PM EST on January 29, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 4 am Friday to 1 PM EST Saturday...

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

* Hazard types...snow and blowing snow.

* Timing...snow will develop early Friday morning and continue through Saturday morning.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 12 to 16 inches.

* Impacts...snow...possibly heavy at times...will likely result in hazardous travel conditions. Areas of blowing snow may result in poor visibilities on Saturday.

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

* Temperatures...temperatures will fall from the mid 20s to lower 30s on Friday to the single digits to lower teens by Saturday morning.

* Visibilities...less than a quarter mile 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.

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