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Heavy Snow In a single day Tonight Ends in Harmful Journey By way of the Morning Commute

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PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) – Good night everybody and comfortable Wednesday. This night’s climate setup exhibits the realm of ​​low strain again off to the south and west of the area this night. That might be working its means north and east in a single day tonight, leading to heavy snowfall persevering with by way of tomorrow morning. Snow is predicted to cease falling from the sky by noon, with blowing snow nonetheless inflicting points by way of the remainder of the afternoon and into the night hours. Winds will finally taper off going into Friday, resulting in a greater however cooler day anticipated going into the weekend.

This Night’s Climate Setup(WAGM-TV)

The Nationwide Climate Service has positioned the whole county below a Winter Storm Warning starting later this night and persevering with by way of tomorrow night. At this level, blowing snow would not seem like as massive of a priority going into the in a single day hours tomorrow, nonetheless it would nonetheless be current and will nonetheless trigger challenge for journey going into Friday morning.

This Evening's Watches, Warnings, and Advisories
This Night’s Watches, Warnings, and Advisories(WAGM-TV)

Going hour by hour by way of the remainder of the in a single day hours tonight exhibits the vanguard of the heavier snow starting to work into the area late this night. Snow seems to be to start on the lighter facet at first, however as we proceed by way of the in a single day hours and into the early morning hours of Thursday, snow picks up in depth. We could possibly be taking a look at snowfall charges throughout this method of near 2 inches of snow per hour. This may drastically cut back visibility, and make journey very troublesome by way of the in a single day hours and into tomorrow morning. Heavy snow continues throughout the morning commute as hotter air begins to work into the area. Whereas I do not suppose temperatures might be heat sufficient to help an entire transition over to rain, a mixture of sleet and freezing rain is feasible over southern elements of the county, with mixing making it as far north as central Aroostook. This may work to restrict snowfall totals over southern areas, however total is just too late working in to offer a big distinction in snowfall. Snow showers are anticipated to taper off tomorrow night time. That mixed with clearing skies will set us up for a greater day total Friday, earlier than extra snow bathe exercise returns for the weekend.

Snowfall with this method, I am nonetheless considering most spots over northern and western elements of the county have an excellent probability of seeing over a foot of snow. Locations within the lighter purple coloration might see totals over a foot, with some spots getting nearer to fifteen inches of snow as soon as this method has exited the area. Discover quantities over southern Aroostook taper off due to combined precip anticipated throughout the morning hours tomorrow. The opposite factor to notice, it is going to be troublesome to measure any snowfall with this method due to the blowing snow potential anticipated by way of the day tomorrow. Blowing snow will nonetheless be a priority tomorrow night time, however as winds loosen up going into Friday, the chance of blowing snow diminishes.

Snowfall Potential (Wednesday PM - Thursday PM)
Snowfall Potential (Wednesday PM – Thursday PM)(WAGM-TV)

Winds will proceed to be gusty out of the east in a single day tonight, and into the day tomorrow wind gusts might nonetheless be near, if not over 30 mph. This may end in blowing snow by way of a lot of the day tomorrow. Winds are anticipated to shift from the east into the west by the afternoon and proceed to be gusty. This may end in blowing snow persevering with to be a priority by way of the remainder of tomorrow, and probably into Friday.

Future Wind Likes (Thursday Morning)
Future Wind Likes (Thursday Morning)(WAGM-TV)

Extra particulars on the forecast may be discovered on this night’s Climate on the Internet Video Forecast. Keep protected on the market!

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