Winter Storm Watch Issued For NH & ME | 10-14″ of Snow In ME Thursday Morning – Friday Morning

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Watches for Maine & New Hampshire. They are in effect Thursday Morning – Friday Morning. Strong winds and heavy snowfall are expected to be the just of this storm.

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow is expected to fall at all elevations as cold temperatures will be prevalent in the area throughout the duration of the storm. 

Additional Storm Totals:

Snow on tap for the East Coast. Image: NOAA Grey, ME
Snow totals for ME. Image: NOAA Grey, ME

Maine: 10-14″ of Snow Thursday Morning – Friday Morning

* Total snow accumulations of 10 to 14 inches are possible.
- NOAA Caribou, ME
Snow totals on the East Coast. Image: NOAA
Current winter weather on the East Coast. Image: NOAA

New Hampshire: 6+” of Snow Thursday Morning – Friday

* Total snow accumulations of six inches or more are
- NOAA Grey, ME
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

New Hampshire Winter Storm Watch:

National Weather Service Caribou ME
1244 AM EST Wed Jan 3 2018

...Potential Major Nor`easter Snow Storm will be Accompanied by
Strong and Gusty Northeast to North Winds...

Southeast Aroostook-Central Penobscot-Southern Penobscot-
Interior Hancock-Central Washington-Coastal Hancock-
Coastal Washington-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills,
Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Old Town,
Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Orland, Calais,
Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry, Princeton, Ellsworth,
Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport, Machias, Cherryfield,
Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield


* WHAT...Blizzard conditions possible. Travel could be very
 difficult to impossible, including during the evening commute
 on Thursday. Power outages are possible. Total snow
 accumulations of 10 to 14 inches are possible.

* WHERE...Southeast Aroostook, Central Penobscot, Southern
 Penobscot, Interior Hancock, Central Washington, Coastal
 Hancock, Coastal Washington and Northern Washington County.

* WHEN...From Thursday morning through Friday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph could
 cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
 drifting of the snow is also possible.

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