Weather Alerts for Portland Maine

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
PORTLAND MAINE

Areas Affected:
Androscoggin - Central Somerset - Interior Cumberland - Interior Waldo - Kennebec - Northern Franklin - Northern Oxford - Southern Franklin - Southern Oxford - Southern Somerset
Effective: Fri, 11/16 1:00am Updated: Thu, 11/15 4:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 11/16 4:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Coastal storm to provide first widespread snowfall to the
area...
.A coastal low will move rapidly northeast and track near the
Gulf of Maine tonight into Friday, bringing heavy snow to the
northern two-thirds of the area. Closer to the coast and inland,
freezing drizzle and rain will mix in with the snow, bringing the
snowfall totals down. The storm will move away quickly by Friday
evening.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches,
with localized amounts up to 10 inches, and ice accumulations
of a light glaze are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of northern New Hampshire and, south central,
southwest, west central and western Maine.
* WHEN...From 1 AM to 4 PM EST Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice are expected. This will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. For a more precise forecast for your specific
location...go to www.weather.gov/gray.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
PORTLAND MAINE

Areas Affected:
Coastal Cumberland
Effective: Fri, 11/16 1:00am Updated: Thu, 11/15 4:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 11/16 1:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Coastal storm to provide first widespread snowfall to the
area...
.A coastal low will move rapidly northeast and track near the
Gulf of Maine tonight into Friday, bringing heavy snow to the
northern two-thirds of the area. Closer to the coast and inland,
freezing drizzle and rain will mix in with the snow, bringing the
snowfall totals down. The storm will move away quickly by Friday
evening.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM EST
FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Plan on slippery road
conditions. Total wet snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and
ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected.
* WHERE...Coastal Cumberland County.
* WHEN...From 1 AM to 1 PM EST Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. For a more precise forecast for your specific location...
go to www.weather.gov/gray.