Central Piscataquis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:18 PM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST Monday...

* what... heavy snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 3
to 5 inches for a storm total of 16 to 22 inches. Winds gusting
as high as 35 mph will produce significant blowing and drifting
snow and very poor visibility. Local white-outs are possible.

* Where... northeast Aroostook, southeast Aroostook, northern
Piscataquis, northern Penobscot, southern Piscataquis and
central Piscataquis counties.

* When... until 1 PM EST Monday.

* Additional details... travel will remain very difficult.
Widespread blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility
and cause hazardous travel. The hazardous conditions will
impact the morning commute. Power outages are possible. The
cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero could cause frostbite
on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest Road conditions for Maine can be obtained by going to
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