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BLIZZARD WARNING - Jan. 03, 2018

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 7 AM EST
FRIDAY...

 WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible, including during the evening commute on
Thursday into Thursday night. Power outages are possible. Total
snow accumulations of 9 to 12 inches are expected, with locally
higher amounts.

WHERE...Southern Penobscot, Hancock, and Washington Counties.

WHEN...Noon Thursday to 7 AM Friday.

 ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause
whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the
snow is likely with snow drifts several feet deep possible in
open areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle.