ROADS SLIPPERY IN CONWAY, UTILITIES READY FOR OUTAGES

by Christian Mower on November 23, 2011

PLOWS ARE OUT AND WORKING BUT ROADS ARE SLIPPERY AND SNOW COVERED IN THE CONWAY AREA EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH SEVERAL INCHES ON THE GROUND.

DISPATCHERS WITH THE CONWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORT NO MAJOR PROBLEMS SO FAR.

POWER COMPANIES SAY THEY ARE READY TO DEAL WITH POSSIBLE PROBLEMS BUT NO MAJOR OUTAGES HAVE BEEN REPORTED.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 P.M. WEDNESDAY FOR CARROLL COUNTY AND WESTERN MAINE, WITH THE FORECAST CALLING FOR SLEET AND SNOW WEDNESDAY MORNING – THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES – AND GUSTY WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHEAST – WITH POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 INCHES.

WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS SKIES CLEAR.