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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
325 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

... WINTER STORM COMES TO AN END TONIGHT...

.A low pressure system moving through the Gulf of Maine will
continue to spread snow and sleet across the region through
evening. Arctic air will pour in behind the departing system
tonight into Monday. Areas of blowing and drifting is possible
through Monday, even after the snow has stopped falling. In
addition, strong northwest winds approaching 30 mph gusts will
combine with the bitterly cold air to produce dangerous wind
chills starting tonight.



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Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-Northern Coos-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc,
Rangeley, Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, New Portland, Brassua,
Long Pond, Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman,
Errol, Millsfield, Colebrook, Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
325 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
4 PM EST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and sleet. Very cold wind chills expected.
Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Wind chills as
low as 30 below zero expected.

* WHERE...In New Hampshire, Southern Coos and Northern Coos
Counties. In Maine, Central Somerset, Northern Franklin and
Northern Oxford Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 7 AM EST Monday.
For the Wind Chill Advisory, from midnight tonight to 4 PM EST
Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. The
dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed
skin in as little as 10 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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

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

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WWUS41 KGYX 201514
WSWGYX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
1014 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...MAJOR WINTER STORM CONTINUES...

.A low pressure moving into the Mid Atlantic continues to spread
snow across the region this morning. This system will track along
the southern New England coastline and into the Gulf of Maine
today. Snow has increased quickly in intensity this morning, and
will be heavy at times through mid morning. Widespread double
digits snowfall totals are still expected, with some sleet and
freezing rain mixing in after sunrise for southern New Hampshire
and coastal western Maine. While mixed precipitation is expected
to remain mostly sleet, ice accumulation up to one quarter inch
is possible. Driving conditions will be treacherous through
Sunday afternoon.

Arctic air will pour in behind the departing system late today
into Monday. Significant blowing and drifting is possible through
Monday, even after the snow has stopped falling. In addition,
strong northwest winds approaching 30 mph gusts will combine with
the bitterly cold air to produce dangerous wind chills starting
tonight.


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Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-Northern Coos-
Southern Coos-
Including the cities of Upton, Wilsons Mills, Andover, Byron,
Middle Dam, Roxbury, South Arm, Coburn Gore, Davis, Oquossoc,
Rangeley, Avon, Kingfield, Phillips, New Portland, Brassua,
Long Pond, Moosehead, Pittston Farm, Seboomook, Bingham, Jackman,
Errol, Millsfield, Colebrook, Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
and Lancaster
1014 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
4 PM EST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Very cold wind chills expected. Additional
snow accumulations of 12 to 16 inches. Wind chills as low as
25 below zero expected beginning tonight.

* WHERE...In New Hampshire, Northern Coos and Southern Coos
Counties. In Maine, Northern Oxford, Northern Franklin and
Central Somerset Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 7 AM EST Monday.
For the Wind Chill Advisory, from midnight tonight to 4 PM EST
Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
dangerous, with low visibility in snow and blowing snow, and
slippery roads. The dangerously cold wind chills could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

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

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