Heavy snowfall for Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine

FAST MOVING COASTAL STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT…

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
SUN DEC 29 2013

A FAST MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE UP THE EAST COAST AND ACROSS CAPE COD THIS EVENING. THIS WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE BEGINNING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND ENDING EARLY MONDAY MORNING. ALTHOUGH THIS WILL BE A FAST MOVING STORM…

IT WILL LIKELY PRODUCE A BAND OF HEAVY SNOWFALL ACROSS CENTRAL NEW
HAMPSHIRE AND THE COASTAL PLAIN OF MAINE. THE PRECIPITATION MAY BEGIN AS RAIN ALONG THE COAST OF MAINE AND ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE BEFORE CHANGING TO SNOW.

THIS WILL BE A HEAVY… STICKY… WET SNOW WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR OR MORE THIS EVENING.

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF… BRADFORD… RANDOLPH… SPRINGFIELD… WHITE RIVER JUNCTION… BRISTOL… RIPTON… EAST WALLINGFORD… KILLINGTON…EASTERN RUTLAND… EASTERN ADDISON… ORANGE… AND WINDSOR COUNTIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 10 INCHES EXPECTED OVER HIGHEST ELEVATIONS AND LESS ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATE…1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR…MAINLY THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS…THE HEAVY WET SNOW WILL CA– USE ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES AND VERY HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS TONIGHT…ESPECIALLY ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* LIGHT VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH BY MONDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* VISIBILITIES…AROUND A QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES.

http://www.weather.gov/gyx/

Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link