NOAA: Winter Storm Watch Issued For ME, NH, VT | 6+” of Snow Tuesday – Wednesday

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

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Watches & Winter Weather Advisories for the East Coast. They are in effect Tuesday – Wednesday. Heavy snowfall is expected to move in Tuesday Night and persist through early Wednesday Morning.

6+” of Snow Tuesday – Wednesday.

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Watch For:

  • Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont
7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Cold temperatures are forecasted to be present during the storm, so snow is expected to accumulate at all elevations.

Additional Storm Info:

Cold temps in ME & NH today. Image: NOAA Gray
Snowfall totals. Image: NOAA Gray

Maine: 6+” of Snow Tuesday Evening – Wednesday

* Total snow accumulations of 6 or more inches possible.
- NOAA Gray, ME
East Coast snowfall totals this season. Image: NOAA
Snow totals. Image: NOAA

New Hampshire: 6+” of Snow Tuesday Evening – Wednesday

* Total snow accumulations of 6 or more inches possible.
- NOAA Gray, ME
24 hour snowfall forecast. Image: NOAA
24 hour forecast. Image: NOAA

Vermont: 4-8″ of snow Tuesday – Wednesday

* Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are possible.
- NOAA Burlington, VT
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

ME Winter Storm Watch:

National Weather Service Gray ME
307 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...Accumulating snow likely Tuesday evening into Wednesday

.Low pressure is expected to develop off the Mid Atlantic coast
Tuesday afternoon then move northeastward into the Gulf of Maine
on Wednesday. Light snow may begin overspreading the Connecticut
River Valley late Tuesday afternoon, then overspread the rest of
the watch area Tuesday evening. The snow could be heavy at times
late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning before ending during the
afternoon hours.

Including the cities of Bethel, Bryant Pond, Hanover,
Locke Mills, Milton, Newry, Rumford, Norway, Fryeburg, Oxford,
Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford, Goodwins Mills, Buxton,
Limington, Berwick, New Gloucester, Gray, North Windham, Gorham,
Bridgton, Greene, Lewiston, Sabattus, Wales, Minot, Turner,
Auburn, Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney, Windsor, Vassalboro,
Waterville, China, Palermo, Brooks, Jackson, Knox, Liberty,
Montville, Morrill, Waldo, Winterport, Unity, Biddeford, Saco,
Old Orchard Beach, Kittery, Portland, Cape Elizabeth,
South Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Brunswick, Arrowsic, Bath,
Phippsburg, Bowdoinham, Topsham, Bowdoin, Whitefield, Dresden,
Alna, Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta, Newcastle, Boothbay Harbor,
Wiscasset, Waldoboro, Owls Head, Rockland, Appleton, Camden,
Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast, Northport, Searsmont,
Lincolnville, North Conway, Albany, Conway, Chatham,
Crawford Notch, Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth, Holderness, Plymouth,
Rumney, Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro,
Wolfeboro, Moultonborough, Claremont, Cornish, Croydon, Goshen,
Grantham, Lempster, Newport, Charlestown, Boscawen, Canterbury,
Concord, Dunbarton, Loudon, Hooksett, Laconia, Gilford, Meredith,
Barrington, Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Durham,
Madbury, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan, Surry, Jaffrey,
Manchester, Pelham, Nashua, Salem, Atkinson, Newton, Plaistow,
Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Exeter, Greenland, Portsmouth, Rye,
Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Seabrook, Amherst,
Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon, and Weare
307 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018


* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
 including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Total snow
 accumulations of 6 or more inches possible.

* WHERE...Much of southern and central New Hampshire as well as
 portions of central and southernmost Maine. This includes the
 Midcoast of Maine.

* WHEN...From Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
 possible along with very slippery travel. The snow could be wet
 for a time Wednesday morning along the immediate coast. The
 islands and some necks may see a mix with rain.

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