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This is another one that I wanted to post yesterday. SNOW TOTAL ACCUMULATION 8 TO 12 INCHES.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME … SUN FEB 17 2013

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…PRESQUE ISLE…CARIBOU…VAN BUREN… MARS HILL… MILLINOCKET… EAST MILLINOCKET… PATTEN… MEDWAY… HOULTON… HODGDON… SHERMAN… SMYRNA MILLS… LINCOLN… HOWLAND… SPRINGFIELD… BANGOR…BREWER…ORONO…OLD TOWN…AMHERST… AURORA…DEDHAM… EASTBROOK…GREAT POND…ORLAND…DEBLOIS…
GRAND LAKE STREAM…MEDDYBEMPS…PEMBROKE…PERRY…PRINCETON… ELLSWORTH… BAR HARBOR… BLUE HILL… EASTPORT… MACHIAS… CHERRYFIELD… DANFORTH… VANCEBORO… TOPSFIELD

…BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST MONDAY…

* LOCATIONS…NORTHEAST…EAST CENTRAL AND WESTERN INTERIOR DOWNEAST MAINE.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING…THROUGH MONDAY.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES…DROPPING BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE IN WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES DEVELOPING IN OPEN AND EXPOSED AREAS.

* TEMPERATURES…7 TO 27 ABOVE.

* IMPACTS…SNOW AND STRONG WINDS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON WILL CREATE   HAZARDOUS TRAVELING CONDITIONS. WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

http://www.weather.gov/car/

Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link

 

 

3 Responses to Blizzard expected in Maine

  1. ES says:

    The east coast of the US missed a weather bomb this weekend. This weather guy was calling for 958 mb however; I saw 954 mb yesterday as it crossed Nova Scotia.

    http://www.weather2020.com/winter-making-strong-presence-in-late-february/

    The Atlantic provinces of Canada had 8 to 10 meter waves this morning. Eastern Quebec is expected to get a meter of snow.

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2013/02/18/winter-storm-eastern-quebec-maritimes.html

  2. TomO says:

    Ah! No place like home! Thank God I don’t live there any more! At least they are equipped to handle large amounts of snow!

  3. Joe says:

    Here in Canada we’re getting hit with snowfall after snowfall across the country!


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