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Winter Storm Warning

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Wed 04/03/2024 02:00 PM EDT

End Time

Thu 04/04/2024 08:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Gray ME 1123 PM EDT Tue Apr 2 2024 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow and some sleet expected. Total snow accumulations between 8 and 20 inches and sleet accumulations around one quarter of an inch. Lower snowfall amounts are expected in the Connecticut Valley, with greatest amounts in the higher terrain where some areas may approach 2 feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...Portions of south central, southwest, west central, and western Maine and central and northern New Hampshire. * WHEN...From 2 PM Wednesday to 8 PM EDT Thursday. * IMPACTS...Moderate snow with periods of heavy snow with potential for a foot plus of accumulation will create hazardous travel conditions across the region. Strong gusty winds are expected with the snowstorm, which could cause damage to trees and power lines. Travel is not recommended as heavy snowfall and very low visibility will create extremely dangerous driving conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the Wednesday evening and Thursday morning commutes. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This is a expected to be a long-duration, multi-faceted event. While precipitation starts Wednesday, intensity will increase Wednesday night into Thursday when some of the heaviest rates may fall accompanied by strong, gusty winds. Be prepared for a prolonged duration of impact. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Do not touch downed lines and report any power outages to your electric company. Travel is highly discouraged due to slick roadways and the possibility of downed trees and power lines. Persons should consider delaying all travel. Motorists should use extreme caution if travel is absolutely necessary. &&

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MEZ007>009-012>014-018>022-033-NHZ001>006-009-010-031530- /O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0007.240403T1800Z-240405T0000Z/ Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-Interior York-Central Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-Interior Cumberland Highlands-Northern Coos-Southern Coos-Northern Grafton- Northern Carroll-Southern Grafton-Southern Carroll-Belknap- Strafford- Including the cities of Winterport, Farmington, Athens, Sanford, Goodwins Mills, New Vineyard, Errol, Ashland, Roxbury, Jay, Crawford Notch, Woodstock, Durham, Phillips, Pittston Farm, China, Waterville Valley, Wakefield, Cornville, Augusta, Lyme, Livermore Falls, Wilsons Mills, Sidney, Wilton, Knox, Madbury, Thornton, Coburn Gore, Hollis, Sugar Hill, Albany, Brookfield, Moultonborough, Wolfeboro, Embden, Turner, South Arm, Millsfield, Gilford, Fryeburg, Naples, Harrison, Milton, New Portland, Liberty, Bethlehem, North Conway, Tuftonboro, Bryant Pond, Rumney, Lincoln, Byron, Dover, New Gloucester, Lancaster, Plymouth, Littleton, Brooks, North Windham, Davis, Temple, Skowhegan, Vassalboro, Holderness, Jackson, New Sharon, Rochester, Upton, Locke Mills, Conway, Madison, Avon, Waldo, Buxton, Colebrook, Berwick, Newry, Palmyra, Chesterville, Barrington, Long Pond, Alfred, Minot, Palermo, Middle Dam, Lebanon, Pittsfield, Meredith, Seboomook, Ellsworth, Montville, Dummer, Unity, Kingfield, Ossipee, Andover, Waterville, Bethel, Greene, Berlin, Bridgewater, Limington, Bingham, Hanover, Laconia, Somersworth, Morrill, Jackman, Wales, Oquossoc, Milan, Moosehead, Rangeley, Auburn, Rollinsford, Chatham, Norway, Oxford, Brassua, Lewiston, Gray, Bridgton, Sabattus, Rumford, Gorham, Windsor, and York Pond 1123 PM EDT Tue Apr 2 2024