NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Maine | 4-7+” Of Snow Tonight – Wednesday Night

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PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Maine. It’s in effect from late Tuesday Night – Wednesday Night. Snow accumulations could reach 10″, but it’s an early season storm, so there’s a fair amount of uncertainty.

“The first significant snowfall of the season is expected later Tuesday night and into   Wednesday across northern Maine, primarily to the north of Millinocket. Rain will change to   snow Tuesday night and continue into Wednesday.”

– NOAA Caribou, ME

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

Snow is forecasted to fall at all elevations, but accumulations will climb with elevation.

Additional Storm Info:

Snow is headed to Maine tonight – Wednesday night. Image: NOAA Grey, ME
Forecasted snowfall totals. Image: NOAA Grey, ME

Maine: 4-7+” Of Snow Tonight – Wednesday Night

* Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 10 inches expected.
- NOAA Caribou, ME
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and below average temperatures in Maine.

Opening day at Sunday River, ME. Image: Sunday River Facebook Page

ME Winter Weather Advisory:

National Weather Service Caribou ME
607 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Somerset-
Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-
Central Piscataquis-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot, Baxter St Park,
Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin, Millinocket,
East Millinocket, Patten, Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman,
Smyrna Mills, Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard


* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 10 inches expected.

* WHERE...Northwest Aroostook, Northeast Aroostook, Northern
  Somerset, Northern Piscataquis, Northern Penobscot, Southeast
  Aroostook and Central Piscataquis Counties.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 2 AM EDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Expect
  reduced visibilities at times.

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