Wednesday, February 8, 2017

More Snow On The Way, Winter Storm Watch Up For Thursday

Maine - More snow is on the way for Thursday, February 9th, 2017 as a Nor' Easter is expected to hit with 6 to possibly upwards of 10-12 inches.

Thursday forecast:
Snow, mainly after 8am. High near 23. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

Thursday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Statement for National Weather Service out of Gray and Caribou:
A rapidly developing coastal storm will pass offshore on Thursday, and will bring snow to the region. There is potential for significant snow, mainly during the day Thursday, across southern New Hampshire and coastal areas of Maine.

Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-Coastal Waldo-Cheshire-Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Kittery, Portland, Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Brunswick, Arrowsic, Bath, Phippsburg, Bowdoinham,
Topsham, Bowdoin, Whitefield, Dresden, Alna, Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta, Newcastle, Boothbay Harbor, Wiscasset, Waldoboro, Owls Head, Rockland, Appleton, Camden, Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast, Northport, Searsmont, Lincolnville, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, Jaffrey, Manchester, Pelham, Nashua, Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow, Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Exeter, Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye, Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Seabrook, Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis, and Weare

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from late tonight through Thursday evening.

* Hazard types...Snow on Thursday.

* Accumulations...Potential for 6 inches or more of snow Thursday.

* Timing...Snow on Thursday will be mainly during the daylight hours.

* Impacts...Snow and ice covered roads will lead to hazardous travel conditions.

* Winds...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.

* Temperatures...In the 20s.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For a more precise forecast for your specific location...go to
www.weather.gov/gray.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Interior York-Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec- Interior Waldo-Merrimack-Strafford-
Including the cities of Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford, Goodwins Mills, Buxton, Limington, Berwick, New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham, Bridgton, Greene, Lewiston, Sabattus,
Wales, Minot, Turner, Auburn, Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney, Windsor, Vassalboro, Waterville, China, Palermo, Brooks, Jackson, Knox, Liberty, Montville, Morrill, Waldo, Winterport, Unity,
Boscawen, Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton, Loudon, Hooksett, Barrington, Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham, and Madbury

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from late tonight through Thursday evening.

* Hazard types...Snow on Thursday.

* Accumulations...Potential for 6 inches or more of snow Thursday.

* Timing...Snow on Thursday will be mainly during the daylight hours.

* Impacts...Snow and ice covered roads will lead to hazardous
  travel conditions.

* Winds...Northwest 5 to 15 mph.

* Temperatures...In the 20s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For a more precise forecast for your specific location...go to www.weather.gov/gray.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Interior Hancock-Central Washington-Including the cities of...Amherst...Aurora...Dedham...Eastbrook...Great Pond...Orland...Deblois...Grand Lake Stream...Meddybemps...Pembroke...Perry...Princeton

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from Thursday morning through late Thursday night.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 to 9 inches of snow possible Thursday and Thursday night.

* TIMING...Moderate to heavy snow beginning Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snowfall will result in difficult driving conditions on Thursday.

* WINDS...North 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph on Thursday.

* TEMPERATURES...Around 20 on Thursday.

* VISIBILITIES....One quarter mile or less at times on Thursday in heavy snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-Including the cities of...Ellsworth...Bar Harbor...Blue Hill...Eastport...Machias...Cherryfield

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from Thursday morning through late Thursday night.

* LOCATIONS...Coastal Downeast.

* HAZARD TYPES....Moderate to heavy snow on Thursday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 10 inches of snow possible Thursday and Thursday night.

* TIMING...Moderate to heavy snow beginning Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...Heavy snowfall will result in difficult driving conditions on Thursday.

* WINDS...North 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph on Thursday.

* TEMPERATURES...In the lower 20s on Thursday.

* VISIBILITIES...One quarter mile or less at times on Thursday in heavy snow.

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