Interior Cumberland Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Blizzard Warning
Statement as of 1:07 PM EST on January 26, 2015

...Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 am EST Wednesday...

* hazard types...heavy snow and strong winds.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 18 to 24 inches.

* Timing...snow will begin late today in southern New Hampshire...and by early Tuesday for coastal Maine. Blizzard conditions will be most likely during the day Tuesday. Snow will wind down late Tuesday...but linger into Wednesday.

* Impacts...whiteout conditions will make travel extremely dangerous..if not impossible. Strong winds may lead to scattered power outages. Temperatures in the teens and single digits combined with winds will lead to bitterly cold wind chills. If you are stranded outdoors it could be potentially life threatening.

* Winds...north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Temperatures...8 to 17 above.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle.