Thursday, November 15, 2018

Winter Storm Avery Update Two

National Weather Service Gray ME
1131 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...Coastal storm to provide first widespread snowfall to the

.A coastal low will move rapidly northeast and track near the
Gulf of Maine later tonight into Friday, bringing heavy snow to
the area. Along the southeast coast of New Hampshire the snow will
mix with sleet and rain, bringing the snowfall totals down. The
storm will move away quickly by Friday evening.

Northern Oxford-Northern Franklin-Central Somerset-
Southern Oxford-Southern Franklin-Southern Somerset-
Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-Interior Waldo-
Northern Coos-Southern Coos-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-
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,
Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover, Locke Mills, Milton, Newry,
Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford, Farmington, New Sharon,
New Vineyard, Temple, Wilton, Chesterville, Jay, Athens,
Cornville, Skowhegan, Palmyra, Pittsfield, Embden, Madison,
New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham, Bridgton, Greene,
Lewiston, Sabattus, Wales, Minot, Turner, Auburn,
Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney, Windsor, Vassalboro,
Waterville, China, Palermo, Brooks, Jackson, Knox, Liberty,
Montville, Morrill, Waldo, Winterport, Unity, Errol, Millsfield,
Colebrook, Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond, Lancaster,
Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton, Sugar Hill, Thornton,
Waterville Valley, Woodstock, North Conway, Albany, Conway,
Chatham, and Crawford Notch
1131 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018


* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Friday. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northern New Hampshire and, south central,
  southwest, west central and western Maine.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 4 PM EST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
  visibility at times.


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


10:47 AM AST Thursday 15 November 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

Colchester County North
Snowfall with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected.

Snow will develop over southwestern Nova Scotia early Friday morning and spread across the province throughout the day. The snow is expected to transition through ice pellets to rain late in the day over northern parts of the province before tapering to scattered flurries or possibly showers Friday evening.

Snowfall amounts of up to 15 cm are expected with this storm.

Additionally, strong southeast to easterly winds are expected ahead of this system during the day on Friday.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. 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 or tweet reports using #NSStorm.


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