Knox

Statement as of 3:37 am EST on January 27, 2015

Blizzard Warning


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 4 am EST Wednesday...

* hazard types... heavy snow and strong winds creating blizzard
conditions.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 18 to 24 inches.

* Timing... snowfall will continue to increase in intensity through
mid morning. Snowfall rates will approach 2 to 4 inches per hour
at times. Blizzard conditions will be most likely now through
early afternoon today. Snow will wind down late today... but may
linger into Wednesday.

* Impacts... whiteout conditions will make travel extremely
dangerous..if not impossible. Strong winds may lead to
scattered power outages. Temperatures in the teens and single
digits combined with winds will lead to bitterly cold wind
chills. If you are stranded outdoors it could be potentially
life threatening.

* Winds... north 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Temperatures... 8 to 17 above.

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.





Statement as of 3:22 am EST on January 27, 2015

Coastal Flood Advisory


... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EST this
evening...

* location... midcoast region along the Maine coast.

* Impact... some splash-over and erosion near the times of high
tide.

* Timing... within a couple hours either side of high tides
around 430 am and 500 PM Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



Schwibs


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:21 am EST on January 27, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 3
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/gray

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maine

... Cumberland County...
   Portland jetport 5.4 716 am 1/27
   2 NW Falmouth 5.2 713 am 1/27
   Gorham 4.0 703 am 1/27
   gray NWS office 3.4 708 am 1/27

... York County...
   2 NE Kennebunk 5.9 706 am 1/27 whiteout conditions.
   Ferry Beach state PA 5.0 559 am 1/27 broadcast media
   2 ESE South Berwick 3.5 511 am 1/27

New Hampshire

... Belknap County...
   Gilford 1.5 651 am 1/27

... Cheshire County...
   7 ESE Langdon 2.5 654 am 1/27

... Hillsborough County...
   Hudson 13.0 700 am 1/27
   3 SW Nashua 10.5 625 am 1/27
   Nashua 9.0 525 am 1/27 broadcast media
   NW Nashua 7.0 540 am 1/27

... Merrimack County...
   1 SSE Henniker 2.5 711 am 1/27
   Concord ASOS 2.4 705 am 1/27

... Rockingham County...
   Windham 12.6 605 am 1/27
   1 NNW Hampton 11.0 550 am 1/27


**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maine

... Cumberland County...
   2 SSW Freeport 4.0 610 am 1/27

... Oxford County...
   Andover T 700 am 1/27 co-op observer

... York County...
   Hollis 2.4 600 am 1/27 co-op observer
   3 NW Acton 1.5 500 am 1/27

New Hampshire

... Belknap County...
   Laconia 0.5 500 am 1/27 co-op observer

... Cheshire County...
   Keene 1.7 600 am 1/27 co-op observer

... Coos County...
   Pinkham Notch T 508 am 1/27 co-op observer

... Merrimack County...
   3 E Northfield 1.0 518 am 1/27



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