Nor’easter cancels meetings, creates slick roads in Maine

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UPDATED 1:14 P.M.: Meteorologist Tom Chisholm reports this is a fast moving storm, and ice accumulation and wind could create power outages. There are reports of outages in Lincoln County so far.

The expected precipitation should amount to:

  • Lewiston/Auburn: 2-5 inches of sleet, freezing rain
  • Northern Maine and Oxford County: 6-10 inches of heavy, wet sleet
  • Farmington area: 6-12 inches
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AUGUSTA — A slow-moving Nor’easter is bringing a mix of snow, sleet and rain to Maine.

The day started with freezing rain for much of southern Maine to be followed by drenching rain. Inland areas will see mostly snow, and utilities were on alert for power outages.

The mountains could see as much as a foot of snow.

The National Weather Service posted a winter storm warning Tuesday for northern and western areas of the state. Forecasters also warned of potential flooding and strong winds.


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