National Weather Service

A morning snowstorm has made for slick roads and a slow morning commute in parts of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

It felt more like spring than winter around northern New England on Saturday with record high temperatures set around the region.

The National Weather Service has added snow squalls to the dangerous events that trigger cellphone warnings, along with tornadoes and flash floods.

Chilly enough? The National Weather Service says several cities in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire hit record-low temperatures for Nov. 12-13 as wintry weather arrived early in the region.

A series of thunderstorms that swept through northern New England over the weekend are gone, and the region is enjoying sunny weather. But residents are still mopping up.

CARIBOU, Maine - It's another overcast day in Maine, but there's reason for cheer in Caribou. The National Weather Service reports that the city is mostly snow-free after setting a record for longest stretch with at least an inch of snow on the ground.

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The National Weather Service says as much as 10 inches of snow could fall in parts of Maine, as a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain heads for the region.

The calendar says fall in Maine, and now so does the weather.

Jeremy DaRos / Associated Press

The National Weather Service is rejecting a private forecasting company's claim that it incorrectly coded a test message as a real tsunami warning.
 
AccuWeather says the weather service "miscoded'' a test message as a real warning. Users of the popular AccuWeather app then got a false tsunami alert.

Caribou Area Gets Snowiest First Half of Winter in Nine Years

Jan 19, 2017
Michael A. Gudreau / Star-Herald

HOULTON, Maine — More than 50 inches of snow fell on the Caribou area in December and through Jan. 15, making this the snowiest first half of winter since 2007-2008, according to the National Weather Service.