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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:35 AM EST on January 30, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EST on January 31, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 4 PM EST Saturday...

* locations... northwestern Maine down through the Central
Highlands to coastal Hancock County.

* Hazard types... heavy snow. Significant blowing and drifting
snow.

* Timing... snow will develop this morning and continue through
Saturday morning. The heaviest snow is expected this afternoon
through tonight.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches. Locally
higher amounts are possible.

* Impacts... snow... possibly heavy at times... will result in
hazardous travel conditions. Blowing snow will result in poor
visibility late tonight through Saturday evening. Large drifts
of snow are also expected to develop Saturday into Saturday
evening.

* Winds... northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Temperatures... temperatures will fall from the mid 20s to lower
30s on this afternoon to the single digits to lower teens by
Saturday morning. Temperatures will continue to slowly fall
during the day Saturday.

* Visibilities... less than a quarter mile 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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:28 AM EST on January 30, 2015


... A snowy January at Bangor...

So far this month a total of 31.2" of snow has been observed at
Bangor... which makes it the 10th snowiest January on record. There
is a high likelihood that the storm affecting the area today into
Saturday will move the monthly total over 40 inches and into 3rd
place. There is a chance of breaking the all-time record of 48.4"
if 17.3" of snow fall during the storm.

Here are the all-time snowiest januarys on record:

1. 48.4", in 1966
2. 46.7", in 1987
3. 37.6", in 1954
4. 36.0", in 2011
5. 35.6", in 1994
6. 33.1", in 1957
7. 32.5", in 1948
8. 32.2", in 1978
9. 31.5", in 1984
10. 31.2", in 2015 *

* through 1/29


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