Weather Alerts for Augusta Maine

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
AUGUSTA MAINE

Areas Affected:
Androscoggin - Central Somerset - Interior Cumberland - Interior York - Kennebec - Northern Franklin - Northern Oxford - Southern Franklin - Southern Oxford - Southern Somerset
Effective: Tue, 12/12 1:00am Updated: Sun, 12/10 9:20pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, 12/13 1:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM EXPECTED TUESDAY...
.Low pressure will deepen along the coast of northern New England
early Tuesday morning. Cold air in place will allow snow to develop
and spread into the region. The heaviest snows will be over
southern and central New Hampshire and portions of interior Maine
during the day Tuesday. Snow is expected to transition to sleet,
freezing rain, and eventually rain for areas near the coast. This
will limit total snowfall amounts there.
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning and evening commute on
Tuesday. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches and ice
accumulations of a light glaze are possible.
* WHERE...New Hampshire and western Maine except for the immediate
coastal areas.
* WHEN...From late Monday night through late Tuesday night.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
possible. A brief period of freezing rain is possible inland
from the coast.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.