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Maine, Interior Hancock

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:40 PM EST on January 28, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 31, 2015


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Thursday night
through Saturday...

* locations... northern Maine.

* Hazard types... snow.

* Timing... snow will develop late Thursday night or early Friday
morning and continue into Saturday.

* Accumulations... 7 inches or more possible.

* Impacts... snow... possibly heavy at times... will likely result in
hazardous travel conditions. Areas of blowing snow may result in
poor visibility Friday night and Saturday.

* Winds... north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Temperatures... will fall from the upper 20s to low 30s on Friday
to the lower teens by Saturday morning.

* Visibilities... 1/2 mile at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.





Record Report

Statement as of 12:56 PM EST on January 28, 2015


... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Portland ME...

a record snowfall of 22.2 inches was set at Portland ME yesterday
January 27. This breaks the old record of 8.3 set in 1963.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:37 PM EST on January 28, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... cwop
observers... Skywarn spotters... facebook fans... and media for these
reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at
weather.Gov/Caribou

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maine

... Aroostook County...
   Sherman 18.0 900 am 1/28
   Island Falls 16.0 721 am 1/28
   Houlton 15.5 900 am 1/28
   Linneus 1 ESE 14.0 900 am 1/28
   Easton 4 NE 13.8 1033 am 1/28
   Cary 13.0 312 PM 1/27
   Orient 13.0 936 am 1/28
   Mars Hill 2 ENE 13.0 1022 am 1/28 top of bigrock ski area
   Presque Isle 10.4 730 am 1/28
   Caribou 9.1 700 am 1/28 NWS Caribou
   Fort Fairfield 2 NE 7.5 630 am 1/28
   Caribou 2 NE 7.2 912 am 1/28
   Connor 6.3 947 am 1/28
   Wallagrass 6.0 1025 am 1/28
   Fort Kent - coop 5.0 700 am 1/28
   Perham 5.0 830 am 1/28
   Guerette 5.0 830 am 1/28
   Lille 5 SSE 4.0 744 am 1/28
   Clayton Lake 4.0 919 am 1/28
   Madawaska 1 WSW 4.0 1055 am 1/28
   Van Buren - coop 3.5 730 am 1/28

... Hancock County...
   Bar Harbor 18.0 900 am 1/28
   Ellsworth 4 ESE 17.0 1036 am 1/28
   Deer Isle 3 N 15.0 1129 am 1/28
   Hancock 15.0 700 am 1/28
   Brooksville 14.0 445 PM 1/27
   Southwest Harbor 3 S 13.7 700 am 1/28 drifts to 10 feet
   Dedham 6 ESE 11.2 700 am 1/28
   East Surry 10.3 1158 PM 1/27
   Waltham 7.0 912 am 1/28

... Penobscot County...
   Greenbush 20.0 945 am 1/28
   Greenfield 20.0 941 am 1/28
   Orono 18.0 915 am 1/28
   Bangor fss 17.3 700 am 1/28 Bangor Airport
   Dexter 17.0 830 am 1/28
   Bangor 3 W 16.0 450 PM 1/27 wabi-TV
   Lincoln 16.0 450 PM 1/27
   Hermon 16.0 450 PM 1/27
   Hampden 2 W 14.5 721 am 1/28
   Lee 14.0 900 am 1/28
   Stacyville 14.0 1104 am 1/28
   Levant 14.0 700 am 1/28
   Bradley 14.0 1252 PM 1/27
   Glenburn 1 ENE 13.5 437 PM 1/27
   Orrington 13.0 1039 am 1/28
   Millinocket 6 N 13.0 700 am 1/28
   Levant 12.0 700 am 1/28
   Plymouth 12.0 505 PM 1/27
   Millinocket WWTP 9.0 637 am 1/28
   Newport 3 ESE 8.6 700 am 1/28
   Plymouth 3 NE 8.2 700 am 1/28

... Piscataquis County...
   Greenville 3 S 17.0 1158 am 1/28
   Kingbury 2 SSE 17.0 745 am 1/28
   abbot 3 ESE 15.0 952 am 1/28
   Dover-Foxcroft 14.0 703 PM 1/27
   East Sangerville - c 13.5 700 am 1/28
   Brownville 12.0 900 am 1/28
   Moosehead 5 S 11.7 1023 am 1/28 big squaw mtn ski area
   Kokadjo 10.0 606 PM 1/27
   Sebec 9.0 900 am 1/28

... Washington County...
   Eastport 24.2 100 PM 1/28 drifts over 6 feet
   East Machias 4 E 22.0 135 PM 1/28
   Whiting 3 NNE 22.0 906 am 1/28
   Perry 20.0 830 am 1/28
   Harrington 19.0 900 am 1/28
   East Machias 18.5 1125 am 1/28
   Charlotte 16.5 431 PM 1/27
   Marshfield 16.5 331 PM 1/27
   Dennysville 15.0 122 PM 1/27
   Princeton 15.0 830 am 1/28
   Millbridge 14.0 900 am 1/28
   Robbinston 12.5 1158 PM 1/27
   Columbia 12.0 852 am 1/28
   Topsfield - coop 12.0 700 am 1/28
   Robbinston 1 NW 11.9 834 PM 1/27 1.16 lqd
   Pembroke 10.5 900 am 1/28


***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Maine

... Anz050...
   Beals 22 se 63 450 PM 1/27 buoy 44027

... Aroostook County...
   Caribou 35 123 PM 1/27
   Houlton 32 127 PM 1/27
   Cary 30 312 PM 1/27

... Hancock County...
   Brooklin 61 219 PM 1/27
   Bar Harbor 58 1035 am 1/27
   East Surry 56 450 PM 1/27
   Brooklin 55 947 am 1/27
   Winter Harbor 42 949 am 1/27
   Southwest Harbor 2 S 40 414 PM 1/27

... Penobscot County...
   Bangor 45 125 PM 1/27
   Millinocket 37 128 PM 1/27

... Piscataquis County...
   East Sangerville 44 700 am 1/28

... Washington County...
   Eastport 62 800 am 1/27
   Topsfield 52 910 am 1/27
   East Machias 1 SW 50 902 am 1/27


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