URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Caribou ME 308 AM EST Wed Jan 25 2023 MEZ011-015>017-031-032-251615- /O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0005.230126T0000Z-230126T1800Z/ Central Penobscot-Southern Penobscot-Interior Hancock-Central Washington-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington- Including the cities of Guilford, Amherst, Dedham, Springfield, Old Town, Milo, Dover-Foxcroft, Wesley, Brewer, Aurora, Grand Lake Stream, Lincoln, Princeton, Topsfield, Calais, Orono, Eastbrook, Vanceboro, Bangor, Great Pond, Howland, and Danforth 308 AM EST Wed Jan 25 2023 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations between 7 and 13 inches, sleet accumulations around one third of an inch and ice accumulations around one tenth of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...Portions of Central Highlands, Far Eastern, Interior DownEast, and Penobscot Valley Maine * WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Visibilities may drop below 1/4 mile due to falling and blowing snow. The strong winds and weight of snow on tree limbs may down power lines and could cause sporadic power outages. Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the Thursday morning commute. Strong winds could cause extensive damage to trees and power lines. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice will make travel extremely dangerous.