CARIBOU (AP) – The National Weather Service has issued warnings for possible flooding in northern Maine and high winds in Down East areas.

A flood warning was in effect until 11:45 a.m. Monday along the St. John, Big Black, St. Francis and Allagash rivers, where ice jams were causing river levels to rise. Another flood warning remains in effect until 4:30 p.m. for the Mattawamkeag River in east central Maine.

A high wind warning is in effect from 6 p.m. Monday until 6 a.m. Tuesday for eastern coastal areas, where forecasters were calling for sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts up to 50 mph.

Forecasters predicted rain for the entire state Monday, with the heaviest amounts expected in the afternoon and overnight hours.