Central Penobscot Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 10:41 PM EST on November 26, 2014

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 am EST Thursday...

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

* Hazard types...snow. Snow will be mixed with sleet at times downeast.

* Snow accumulations...10 to 15 inches.

* Timing...through Thursday morning.

* Impacts...high impact primarily for travel. Scattered power outages are also possible...mainly closer to the coast where winds will be the strongest.

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

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

* Temperatures...in the upper 20s to around 30.

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 4:10 am EST on November 26, 2014

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

A record high temperature of 64 degrees was set at Portland ME yesterday. This breaks the old record of 61 set in 1953. The record high was recorded at 124 am.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 2:22 am EST on November 27, 2014

...A snowy November...

A total of 24.4 inches of snow has been observed as of 1 am this morning at Bangor. This ranks as the 2nd snowiest November on record behind only 1962 when a total of 24.6 inches of snow was observed during the entire month. Additional snow continues to fall early this morning...and it is likely that the all-time record will be broken later this morning.

At Caribou...a total of 21.7 inches of snow has been observed this November as of 1 am this morning. This now ranks as the 7th snowiest November on record. The all-time snowiest November was in 1974 when a total of 34.9 inches of snow was observed.