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Maine, Coastal Hancock

Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 4:42 AM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 4:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 4 am EST Wednesday...

* locations... down East Maine.

* Hazard types... snow. Significant blowing and drifting snow.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches... with
locally higher amounts.

* Timing... through tonight.

* Impacts... snow... heavy at times... will result in hazardous
travel conditions. Areas of blowing snow may result in whiteout
conditions at times. Scattered power outages are possible.

* Winds... northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

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

* Temperatures... 10 to 15 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.



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Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:43 AM EST on January 27, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
Wednesday...

* coastal flooding... overwash is likely around the times of high
tide with the possibility of minor coastal flooding.

* Timing... around the times of high tide early this morning
through early Wednesday morning. High tides along the downeast
Maine coast are around 4 am this morning... 4:30 PM Tuesday
afternoon and 5 am Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... beach erosion and minor coastal flooding are
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:11 AM EST on January 27, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... cwop
observers... Skywarn spotters... facebook fans... and media for these
reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at
weather.Gov/Caribou

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maine

... Hancock County...
   Southwest Harbor 4.5 541 am 1/27
   Blue Hill 3.5 836 am 1/27 visibility 300 ft
   Waltham 3.0 905 am 1/27
   Sedgwick 3.0 631 am 1/27

... Washington County...
   East Machias 1 SW 11.0 902 am 1/27
   Whiting 6.0 602 am 1/27
   Machias 5.0 630 am 1/27
   Topsfield 2.0 910 am 1/27


***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Maine

... Hancock County...
   Brooklin 52 856 am 1/27
   Surry 47 904 am 1/27
   Bar Harbor 43 900 am 1/27
   Waltham 24 905 am 1/27

... Washington County...
   Topsfield 52 910 am 1/27
   East Machias 1 SW 50 902 am 1/27
   Eastport 42 855 am 1/27


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