Freezing rain, snow expected in Maine this weekend

A loader equipped with a plow works in windy, swirling snow at the Hannaford in Machias this week.
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A loader equipped with a plow works in windy, swirling snow at the Hannaford in Machias this week. Buy Photo
Posted March 28, 2014, at 1:23 p.m.
Last modified March 29, 2014, at 12:07 p.m.

GRAY, Maine — Winter isn’t ready to disperse quite yet.

Another batch of messy weather is forecast to hit the state Saturday night and into Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

A slow-moving front trucking up the Eastern Seaboard is expected to bring heavy rain and a mix of freezing rain and snow to much of the state, according to the weather service.

Coastal communities are expected to see mostly rain, but with melting snow and warm temperatures, there is potential for flooding and ice jams, the weather service said.

Central communities are expected to receive a mixed bag of precipitation while mountain regions could see accumulating snow, according to the weather service.

 

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