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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

Locations Affected

Manchester, NH ∙ Nashua, NH ∙ Portland, ME ∙ Seboomook Lake, ME ∙ Lebanon, ME ∙ Charlestown, NH ∙ Moscow, ME ∙ Hollis Center, ME ∙ Lempster, NH ∙ Long Island, ME

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 sleet expected. Total snow accumulations between 6 and 14 inches and sleet accumulations around 1 inch, with greatest snowfall expected in the higher elevations and lower amounts in adjacent valley and coastal areas. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph, or 55 mph along the coast. * WHERE...Portions of south central and southwest Maine and central and southern New Hampshire. * WHEN...From 2 PM Wednesday to 8 PM EDT Thursday. * IMPACTS...A snowstorm will bring plowable snow to the region with a period of moderate travel impacts expected. The combination of heavy, potentially wet snow and strong winds will lead to snapped branches and downed trees, resulting in power outages. Significant snowfall and periods of heavy snowfall rates will combine with low visibility to create very 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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MEZ023>028-NHZ007-008-011>015-031530- /O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0007.240403T1800Z-240405T0000Z/ Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-Knox-Coastal Waldo-Sullivan-Merrimack-Cheshire-Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-Western And Central Hillsborough- Including the cities of Dunbarton, Bowdoin, Chester, Atkinson, Newport, Dresden, Topsham, Concord, Portland, Alna, Croydon, Grantham, Waldoboro, South Portland, Pelham, Rockland, Seabrook, Hollis, Gilsum, Cornish, Bowdoinham, Camden, Boothbay Harbor, Goshen, Nashua, Charlestown, Mont Vernon, Thomaston, Salem, Belfast, Milford, Goffstown, Searsmont, Arrowsic, Canterbury, Bath, Portsmouth, Rye, Owls Head, Bremen, Sharon, Hope, Hampton Falls, Marlow, Manchester, Boscawen, Bristol, Biddeford, Appleton, Hampton, Peterborough, Weare, Whitefield, Exeter, Hooksett, Unity, Westbrook, Derry, Rockport, Newton, Brunswick, Amherst, Damariscotta, Northport, Keene, Kittery, Lempster, Newcastle, Wiscasset, Saco, North Hampton, Jaffrey, Loudon, Hampstead, Claremont, Old Orchard Beach, Greenland, Cape Elizabeth, Lincolnville, Surry, Phippsburg, Yarmouth, Sullivan, and Plaistow 1123 PM EDT Tue Apr 2 2024