Weather Alerts for Portland Maine

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
PORTLAND MAINE

Areas Affected:
Androscoggin - Interior Cumberland - Interior Waldo - Interior York - Kennebec
Effective: Tue, 12/12 4:00am Updated: Tue, 12/12 1:15am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 12/13 1:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM BEGINS OVERNIGHT...
.Low pressure will deepen over northern New England on Tuesday.
Cold air in place will allow snow to develop and overspread the
region by the early morning hours. The heaviest snows will be
over central and northern New Hampshire and northern Maine during
the day Tuesday...impacting both the morning and evening
commutes. Snow is expected to transition quickly to mainly rain
for areas near the coast. This will limit total snowfall amounts
there.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO
1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions,
including during the evening commute on Tuesday. Total snow
accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 8
inches, are expected.
* WHERE...Interior York, Interior Cumberland, androscoggin,
Kennebec and Interior Waldo Counties.
* WHEN...From 4 AM Tuesday to 1 AM EST Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
For a more precise forecast for your specific location...go to
www.weather.gov/gray.