Blizzard Warning for Northern Maine

This alert expired on Feb 9, 2013 7:00 PM EST ·
This alert has been updated.
Alert area: Central Washington; Interior Hancock; Southern Penobscot
Posted Feb 9, 2013 5:36 PM EST

Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 7 pm EST this evening.

A Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 7 pm EST this evening.

  • Storm total accumulations, 17 to 22 inches of snow.
  • Timing: through this evening.
  • Winds: north 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
  • Visibilities: one quarter of a mile or less.
  • Precipitation type: Heavy snow with extreme blowing and drifting snow.
  • Impacts: Heavy snow and strong winds will create dangerous traveling conditions. Blowing snow will frequently cause Whiteout conditions. Drifting will be extreme, upwards to 4 to 10 ft.

Travel is not recommended. Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio or your favorite source of weather information for the latest updates. Additional details can also be found at www.weather.gov/car.

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