Saturday, December 31, 2016

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Tonight, Knox County Through Downeast

Winter Weather Advisory shaded in purple
...ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED TO DEVELOP EARLY THIS EVENING AND
END BY SUNDAY MORNING...

.A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE QUICKLY THROUGH THE ST
LAWRENCE VALLEY TONIGHT SPREADING ACCUMULATING SNOW OF 3-6 INCHES
OF SNOW TO THE AREA TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL END BY SUNDAY MORNING
FOLLOWED BY CLEARING.

SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR WALDO-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATHENS...CORNVILLE...SKOWHEGAN...
PALMYRA...PITTSFIELD...EMBDEN...MADISON...BROOKS...JACKSON...
KNOX...LIBERTY...MONTVILLE...MORRILL...WALDO...WINTERPORT...
UNITY...OWLS HEAD...ROCKLAND...APPLETON...CAMDEN...HOPE...
ROCKPORT...THOMASTON...BELFAST...NORTHPORT...SEARSMONT...
LINCOLNVILLE

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM EST SUNDAY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADS TO BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

FOR A MORE PRECISE FORECAST FOR YOUR SPECIFIC LOCATION...GO TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRAY.

CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...
MEDDYBEMPS...PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...ELLSWORTH...
BAR HARBOR...BLUE HILL...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...
TOPSFIELD

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 4 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...UPPER PENOBSCOT VALLEY AND PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS...ALL OF DOWNEAST MAINE...INCLUDING THE GREATER
  BANGOR REGION.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH LOWEST AMOUNTS ALONG
  THE IMMEDIATE DOWNEAST COAST AND OUTER ISLANDS.

* TIMING...TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LOW. SNOW WILL RESULT IN SLICK ROADS AND REDUCED
  VISIBILITY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...RANGING FROM THE TEENS ACROSS THE NORTH TO THE LOW
  TO MID 30S ACROSS DOWNEAST MAINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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