Below is the weather information from the National Weather Services.
With the varying amounts of snow received on Tuesday this could cause travel difficulties due to high snowbanks and narrowing roads.
Homeland Security and Emergency Management may receive updated information during the morning and that will be passed to you as soon as it is released.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
443 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015
...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY...
.INITIALLY WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK EASTWARD FROM THE GREAT LAKES AND REACH THE NEW ENGLAND COAST FRIDAY. THIS LOW WILL THEN BEGIN TO INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES. THIS WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION STARTING LATER TONIGHT... BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE. A 3 TO 7 INCH SNOWFALL IS LIKELY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS FOUND NEAR THE MAINE BORDER. IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL MAINE...AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS FOUND FROM THE MIDCOAST REGION NORTHWARD THROUGH THE CAPITAL DISTRICT AND KENNEBEC VALLEY.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY...
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL- SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
STRAFFORD-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH- WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLEBROOK...BERLIN...LANCASTER...
443 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015
* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 7 INCHES...WITH SOME
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.
* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE TEENS AND 20S.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
The DHHS ESU will continue to monitor this storm system and activate as necessary to support any needs that arise.
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