Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Winter Storm Skylar - Blizzard warning for 14 hours! + SNOW DAY # 8

9:30pm update: added a second inch = Total 7.5" thus far. Snowing hard.
8pm update: 1" new snow on table.
5pm update: 5.5" snow. Not much snow...Mostly wind. Snow table cleared.
4pm update: 5" snow.

This is going to be one slow moving storm! The snow will last from 9am today (Tuesday) through around 8am Thursday! Woweeeee;-) Ummm... we might end up with 2 snow days out of this storm!
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very dangerous to impossible, especially this afternoon and evening. Tree branches could fall as well. Total snow accumulations of 14 to 18 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts. * WHERE...The New Hampshire Seacoast. In Maine, Coastal York, Coastal Cumberland, and Sagadahoc Counties. * WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 2 AM EDT Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the snow is likely. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. 

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