Thursday, March 09, 2017

Winter Storm Reggie Update One

Winter Storm Reggie

4:00 PM AST Thursday 09 March 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

Halifax Metro and Halifax County West
A low pressure system will pass south of Nova Scotia Friday night as it intensifies and tracks towards Newfoundland. Snow from this system is

expected to reach the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia Friday afternoon and continue overnight.

The latest indications are that the bulk of the snow will remain south of the province with 5 to 10 cm forecast for Cape Breton and eastern Mainland

Nova Scotia. There is still some uncertainty in the track and a slight shift northward could result in higher snowfall amounts.

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

Wind Advisory issued for SW Maine

National Weather Service Gray ME
1001 AM EST Thu Mar 9 2017

...Strong west winds today...

.Strong westerly winds are expected today as cold air continues
to pour into the region. Wind gusts close to 50 MPH are possible.

Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-
Southern Grafton-Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Cheshire-
Including the cities of New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham,
Gorham, Bridgton, Greene, Lewiston, Sabattus, Wales, Minot,
Turner, Auburn, Livermore Falls, Portland, Cape Elizabeth,
South Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Brunswick, Arrowsic, Bath,
Phippsburg, Bowdoinham, Topsham, Bowdoin, Lebanon, Lyme, Ashland,
Ellsworth, Holderness, Plymouth, Rumney, Wakefield, Bridgewater,
Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro, Wolfeboro, Moultonborough,
Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon, Goshen, Grantham, Lempster,
Newport, Charlestown, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry,
and Jaffrey
1001 AM EST Thu Mar 9 2017


The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Wind Advisory...
which is in effect until 4 PM EST this afternoon.

* Winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing...Through this afternoon.

* Impacts...Gusty winds will cause difficult driving conditions
  especially for high profile vehicles on north south oriented
  roadways. Small items may be blown around by the wind, and
  small limbs may be snapped from trees.


A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 35 mph...or wind
gusts up to 57 mph...are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.