Winter Storm to bring snow, ice, and dangerous travel to New England, Inclement weather expected over the western U.S.

A winter storm will bring a hazardous combination of snow and ice across much of northern New England through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are likely. The combination of rain and snow melt will also cause ice jam flooding concerns over portions of the Northeast over the next few days. Over the western U.S.,a series of storm systems will bring heavy mountain snow, rain, and strong winds.
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Last Update: 643 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Caribou, ME Local Forecast Office

22NM SSW Machias ME

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

Synopsis: ANZ005-241215- 643 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018 .Synopsis for Eastport ME to Stonington ME Out 25 NM... Low pres will lift N of the area tonight. High pres will build in from the NW Wed into Thu and crest over the region on Fri. $$

Tonight
SW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt...becoming W after midnight...then diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Areas of fog early this evening. Rain early this evening...then a chance of showers late this evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm early this evening.
Wed
W winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft...subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat
SW winds 20 to 25 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon...then diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the evening... Diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft... Building to 7 to 10 ft.
Sun
SW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft...subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain through the day...then rain likely through the night. Snow likely after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
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Last Update: 643 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
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