The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather warning for the interior of Maine from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

This means

  • 4 to 8 inches of snow can fall depending on where you are.
  • Temperatures will range from 6 to 24 degrees above zero.
  • Road conditions can become slippery.
  • Winds can range from 5 to 10 miles per hour.

Get weather forecasts from the National Weather Service. 

What this affects

We do not have word on any cancellations yet but there are parking bans in place.

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Need to Know

The Sun Journal has created a list of Twitter accounts that broadcast useful information for monitoring the weather and road conditions. The accounts include:

In addition to these social media accounts, has updates and shares news on its website, Facebook page and the Twitter account @SunJournal.

The Maine Emergency Management Association has a collection of winter preparation resources

By Ryan McLaughlin, Bangor Daily News

GRAY — After a stretch of mild weather, a winter storm expected to bring up to eight inches of snow is bearing down on Maine, according to the National Weather Service.

Accumulating snow is expected to start falling late Tuesday night and last through Wednesday, according to the weather service.

Much of the state is currently under a winter storm warning, as the weather service has already issued that alert for Oxford, Cumberland, Androscoggin, Kennebec, Waldo, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Knox counties.

In addition, southern Franklin and Somerset counties are under winter weather advisories.

The weather hazards are in effect through 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The forecasted heavy snow is expected to taper off Wednesday night, but roads throughout the state are expected to be slick and visibility reduced, according to the weather service.

The weather service is currently forecasting four to eight inches.

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