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Kennebec County Emergency Management Agency
Friday February 15th, 2013 :: 10:27 p.m. EST

Advisory

POTENTIAL FOR GREATER THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

Winter Storm Watch
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
322 PM EST FRI FEB 15 2013

...POTENTIAL FOR GREATER THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN MOVE NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD
NOVA SCOTIA ON SUNDAY. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO DELIVER
MORE THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW TO THE WATCH AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY. THE EXACT TRACK OF THE STORM IS STILL UNCERTAIN AT THIS
TIME. A SLIGHTLY MORE EASTERLY TRACK BY AS LITTLE AS 50 MILES OR
SO COULD MEAN A MINOR SNOW EVENT. HOWEVER...A TRACK MORE TOWARD
THE WEST COULD MEAN A MORE SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL. ADJUSTMENTS TO
THE FORECAST ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SUNDAY AS CONFIDENCE IN
STORM TRACK INCREASES.

MEZ021-022-025>028-160430-
/O.NEW.KGYX.WS.A.0003.130217T0000Z-130217T2200Z/
KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...
UNITY...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...
WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE
322 PM EST FRI FEB 15 2013

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS...KENNEBEC...WALDO...SAGADAHOC...LINCOLN... AND KNOX
COUNTIES IN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW WITH BLOWING AND
DRIFTING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 OR MORE INCHES POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SOME LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR SATURDAY DAYTIME.
HOWEVER...THE MAIN PART OF THE EVENT AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY
SNOW IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES IN SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S.

* VISIBILITIES...A HALF MILE OR LESS POSSIBLE.

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.

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MLE

Address/Location
Kennebec County Emergency Management Agency
125 State St
Augusta, ME 04330

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 207-623-8407

Richard (Beau) Beausoleil
rrbeau@kennebecso.com


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