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STATEWIDE — The anticipated winter storm has crossed into Maine, bringing light snow to York County.

Scattered flurries will continue until Sunday afternoon, when more consistent snow begins as the storm approaches.

As the snow fills in, the wind will also pick up. Sunday night will be treacherous with heavy snow at times and gusts up to 30 mph.

Monday morning will be even more extreme with continued heavy snow and gusts up to 50 mph, which will dramatically reduce visibilities.

Blizzard conditions are likely.

Snow will taper off during the afternoon Monday. Snow totals will be between 1 and 2 feet for central and southern Maine.

The heaviest snow will occur 3 p.m. Sunday through 1 p.m. Monday.

All snow is expected. The rain snow line may approach the coast but will have a hard time moving inland.

Snow consistency may become wetter overnight leading to a greater risk for power outages.

Gusts over 30 mph out of the northeast are possible Sunday night. Strongest winds still look to be Monday when direction shifts north and then northwest.

Gusts of 40 to 50 mph are expected. Gusts over 50 mph are possible mid-coast.

The Monday morning commute will be difficult.

Several towns across Maine have announced parking bans for Sunday into Tuesday. Portland announced a parking ban for 10 p.m. Sunday through 6 a.m. Monday, and again 10 p.m. Monday through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Maine Turnpike has reduced speeds to 45 mph between the New Hampshire line and Kennebunk, and reports that state police are responding to slide-offs in the Augusta area.

This story will be updated.

Snow potential for Sunday and Monday.

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