“By Far” Snowiest November Start on Record in Northern and Eastern Maine

Surpasses normal snowfall total for entire month in first 8 days.


NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME… NOV 9 2014

NORTHERN AND EASTERN MAINE OFF TO A SNOWY START THIS NOVEMBER…

SO FAR THIS NOVEMBER A TOTAL OF 15.8 INCHES OF SNOW HAS BEEN OBSERVED AT CARIBOU. THIS IS 14.2 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL … AND IS BY FAR THE SNOWIEST START TO THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER ON RECORD.

PRIOR TO THIS NOVEMBER…2004 HAD THE SNOWIEST START TO THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER WITH 11.1 INCHES DURING THE FIRST 8 DAYS OF THE MONTH.

THE ALL-TIME SNOWIEST NOVEMBER AT CARIBOU WAS IN 1974 WHEN THERE WAS A TOTAL OF 34.9 INCHES OF SNOW. BY COMPARISON … AVERAGE SNOWFALL FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF NOVEMBER AT CARIBOU IS 10.5 INCHES.

AT BANGOR…A TOTAL OF 12 INCHES OF SNOW HAS BEEN OBSERVED SO FARTHIS NOVEMBER… 11.9 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. IT IS ALSO BY FAR THE SNOWIEST START TO THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER ON RECORD.

PRIOR TO THIS NOVEMBER…1968 HAD THE SNOWIEST START TO THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER WITH 4.7 INCHES OF SNOW DURING THE FIRST 8 DAYS OF THE MONTH. THE ALL-TIME SNOWIEST NOVEMBER AT BANGOR WAS IN 1962 WHENTHERE WAS A TOTAL OF 24.6 INCHES OF SNOW. BY COMPARISON… AVERAGE SNOWFALL FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF NOVEMBER AT BANGOR IS ONLY 2.3 INCHES.

http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=CAR&product=PNS&issuedby=CAR

Thanks to Ralph Fato for this link


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  1. Winter storm warnings for central Ontario.

    3:44 PM EST Monday 10 November 2014

    Winter storm warning in effect for:
    Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake, Gogama – Foleyet, Kirkland Lake – Englehart, Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island, Agawa – Lake Superior Park, Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay, Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls, Wawa – Pukaskwa Park and White River – Dubreuilville regions

    A major winterstorm is expected.

    A major winter storm is expected to produce total snowfall amounts of 20 to 35 cm (7.9″ to 13.8″) of snow by Wednesday morning. Poor visibilities in snow and blowing snow starting tonight and continuing into Wednesday morning. There is some potential for freezing rain in the Kirkland Lake and Gogama regions Tuesday afternoon.

    Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.

    Winter Storm Warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.

    Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required, so stay tuned to your local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #ONStorm.

    There’s also blizzard warnings for the Paulatuk region of the Northwest Territories and Clyde River region of Nunavut, freezing rain warnings for the Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake, Greater Sudbury and vicinity and New Liskeard – Temagami regions of Ontario and snowfall warnings for Abitibi and Témiscamingue regions of Quebec (with up to 20 cm (7.9″) expected).

    http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html

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