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.
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:
Maine: 10-14″ of Snow Thursday Morning – Friday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 10 to 14 inches are possible. - NOAA Caribou, ME
New Hampshire: 6+” of Snow Thursday Morning – Friday
* Total snow accumulations of six inches or more are possible. - NOAA Grey, ME
New Hampshire Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE 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 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... * 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.