Penobscot County, Maine
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Weather Alerts: Penobscot County, Maine
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Wind Chill Advisory
MEZ015-016-131200-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0004.160213T0600Z-160214T0600Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.WC.Y.0002.160214T0700Z-160214T1500Z/
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND
1102 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INTERIOR HANCOCK AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY. COLD WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 10 INCHES IN A
VERY NARROW BAND NEAR PENOBSCOT BAY. AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY DROP
OFF CONSIDERABLY AS ONE HEADS NORTH AND EAST FROM THE BAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL OCCUR LATE TONIGHT TO SATURDAY EVENING. COLD
WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 15 TO 20 ON SATURDAY...DROPPING INTO THE
SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. 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 VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

Wind Chill Advisory
MEZ002-005-006-011-017-031-032-131200-
/O.CON.KCAR.WC.Y.0002.160214T0700Z-160214T1500Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
1102 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEAST AND SOUTHERN AROOSTOOK COUNTY...PENOBSCOT
COUNTY...AND INTERIOR HANCOCK AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF NOT
DRESSED APPROPRIATELY WHILE OUTDOORS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...0 TO 10 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
MEZ015-016-131200-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0004.160213T0600Z-160214T0600Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.WC.Y.0002.160214T0700Z-160214T1500Z/
SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...
AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND
1102 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INTERIOR HANCOCK AND SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY. COLD WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 10 INCHES IN A
VERY NARROW BAND NEAR PENOBSCOT BAY. AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY DROP
OFF CONSIDERABLY AS ONE HEADS NORTH AND EAST FROM THE BAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL OCCUR LATE TONIGHT TO SATURDAY EVENING. COLD
WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 15 TO 20 ON SATURDAY...DROPPING INTO THE
SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. 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 VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

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