Central Penobscot Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:40 PM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this
evening to 4 PM EST Tuesday...

* what... mixed precipitation expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday.
Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches, with localized
amounts up to 8 inches, and ice accumulations of up to two
tenths of an inch are expected. Up to a half inch of sleet.

* Where... northern Somerset, northern Piscataquis, northern
Penobscot, southeast Aroostook, central Piscataquis, central
Penobscot, southern Piscataquis and northern Washington County.

* When... 10 PM today to 4 PM Tuesday.

* Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest Road conditions for Maine can be obtained by
going to newengland511.Org.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:41 PM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through
late Tuesday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of coastal downeast Maine, east central Maine,
eastern Maine, interior downeast Maine, and north central
Maine, including the following areas, in coastal downeast
Maine, coastal Hancock and coastal Washington. In east central
Maine, central Penobscot. In eastern Maine, northern
Washington. In interior downeast Maine, central Washington,
interior Hancock, and southern Penobscot. In north central
Maine, southern Piscataquis.

* From Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night

* rainfall of up to 1.5 to 1.75 inches combined with snowmelt
may result in rises on area rivers. Ice jams remain frozen in
place from the previous thaw. The rain and snowmelt may cause
the ice jams to become displaced, and additional new ice jams
may form.

* Water levels can change abruptly when ice jams are occurring.
Remember to never drive through water covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop. Please report
any flooding to the National Weather Service.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:41 PM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through
late Tuesday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of coastal downeast Maine, east central Maine,
eastern Maine, interior downeast Maine, and north central
Maine, including the following areas, in coastal downeast
Maine, coastal Hancock and coastal Washington. In east central
Maine, central Penobscot. In eastern Maine, northern
Washington. In interior downeast Maine, central Washington,
interior Hancock, and southern Penobscot. In north central
Maine, southern Piscataquis.

* From Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night

* rainfall of up to 1.5 to 1.75 inches combined with snowmelt
may result in rises on area rivers. Ice jams remain frozen in
place from the previous thaw. The rain and snowmelt may cause
the ice jams to become displaced, and additional new ice jams
may form.

* Water levels can change abruptly when ice jams are occurring.
Remember to never drive through water covered roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop. Please report
any flooding to the National Weather Service.