Monday, November 12, 2018

Mid-November Nor'Easter

















URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
309 PM EST Mon Nov 12 2018

MEZ001-002-004>006-010-130415-
/O.CON.KCAR.WW.Y.0030.181113T0900Z-181114T0600Z/
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Piscataquis-
Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam,
Mount Katahdin, Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, Medway,
Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills, Greenville, Monson,
and Blanchard
309 PM EST Mon Nov 12 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO
1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 10 inches in the Saint John
  Valley, are expected.

* WHERE...Northwest Aroostook, Northeast Aroostook, Northern
  Piscataquis, Northern Penobscot, Southeast Aroostook and
  Central Piscataquis Counties.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Tuesday to 1 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Expect
  reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The
latest road conditions for Maine can be obtained by going to
newengland511.org.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
259 PM EST Mon Nov 12 2018

...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED IN NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AND NORTHWEST
MAINE...

.Low pressure tracking up the East Coast will spread
precipitation into northern New England beginning after midnight
tonight. Precipitation will likely begin as snow for much of the
area, but transition quickly to rain over the coastal plain and
southern New Hampshire as the temperature warms. Further north it
will remain snow for most of the day, accumulating to as much as 6
to 8 inches. Precipitation comes to an end Tuesday afternoon as a
cold front ushers in colder air and strong winds Tuesday night.

MEZ007>009-NHZ001-130500-
/O.UPG.KGYX.WW.Y.0022.181113T0900Z-181114T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.WS.W.0009.181113T0900Z-181114T0000Z/
Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-Northern 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, and Colebrook
259 PM EST Mon Nov 12 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
  conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday.
  Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are expected.

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

* WHEN...From 4 AM to 7 PM EST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Expect roads to be snow covered and
  slippery, making travel dangerous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. For a more precise forecast for your specific
location...go to www.weather.gov/gray.

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3:49 PM AST Monday 12 November 2018
Wind warning in effect for:

Halifax Metro and Halifax County West
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Strong southerly winds gusting to 100 km/h are expected Tuesday afternoon and evening.

A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks toward the region on Tuesday. This system will give snow and rain but significant accumulations are not expected. Strong southerly winds gusting from 80 to 100 km/h will develop in the afternoon in the west and spread eastward tuesday evening.

As the system tracks into the Gulf of St. Lawrence Tuesday night, winds will shift to the west and usher in cold air and flurries. These westerly winds may also approach warning criteria strength and persist through to Wednesday night.

High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

3:48 PM AST Monday 12 November 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County
Another weather system for Tuesday and Wednesday.

A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks toward the region on Tuesday. This system will give snow and rain but significant accumulations are not expected. Strong southerly winds will develop in the afternoon or evening and may approach warning criteria strength (90 km/h). As the system tracks into the Gulf of St. Lawrence tuesday night, winds will shift to the west and usher in cold air and flurries. The westerly winds may also approach warning criteria strength and persist through Wednesday night.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

3:48 PM AST Monday 12 November 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

Queens County P.E.I.
Another weather system for Tuesday and Wednesday.

A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks toward the region on Tuesday. This system will give snow and rain but significant accumulations are not expected. Strong southerly winds will develop in the afternoon or evening and may approach warning criteria strength (90 km/h). As the system tracks into the Gulf of St. Lawrence tuesday night, winds will shift to the west and usher in cold air and flurries. The westerly winds may also approach warning criteria strength and persist through Wednesday night.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to PEstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #PEStorm.

3:46 PM AST Monday 12 November 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

Fredericton and Southern York County
More wintry weather on Tuesday followed by very windy and cold conditions on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, a low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the Eastern United States. Snow will develop ahead of the low across most areas of New Brunswick in the morning and then change to rain over the course of the afternoon or evening. Snowfall amounts will range from 10 to 20 cm in the north and 5 to 10 cm over portions of the south. Over the Fundy region, precipitation will start as snow or perhaps as freezing rain but it will quickly change to rain during the day. Precipitation is expected to end Tuesday night with rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm likely in the south.

Additionally, another round of very strong and gusty westerly winds and plunging temperatures is expected in the wake of this system Tuesday night and on Wednesday. Conditions may become slippery and hazardous due to the rapidly falling temperatures and the recent rainfall.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NBstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm.

3:44 PM AST Monday 12 November 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

Mount Carleton - Renous Highway
Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

Another November snowfall on Tuesday followed by windy and much colder conditions on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, a low pressure system originating from the Eastern United States will approach the Maritimes. Snow will develop ahead of this system across most areas of New Brunswick in the morning and then continue until the evening. The snow should mix with some rain east of Mount Carleton during the evening. Snowfall amounts of around 15 to 20 cm are expected.

Additionally, another round of very strong and gusty westerly winds along with plunging temperatures is expected in the wake of this system on Wednesday.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NBstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Pre-Remembrance Day Storm Update Seven















Pre-Remembrance Day Storm Update Six
















Saturday, November 10, 2018

Pre-Remembrance Day Storm Update Five


















URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Caribou ME
152 PM EST Sat Nov 10 2018

MEZ001-002-110300-
/O.UPG.KCAR.HW.A.0004.181111T0500Z-181111T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KCAR.HW.W.0003.181111T0200Z-181111T1700Z/
Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
and Mars Hill
152 PM EST Sat Nov 10 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to noon EST
Sunday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Late Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
  lines. Numerous power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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