December 15, 2018
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Major snow storm expected to hit Maine on Tuesday

Orlin Wagner | AP
Orlin Wagner | AP
A cardinal perches on snow-covered twigs Sunday in Lawrence, Kansas.

The storm that is causing trouble over the Midwest is slated to hit Maine on Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for most of the state from 1 a.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday.

A mix of snow and rain will make its way to New England Monday night. The low pressure front will then settle over the state overnight and all day Tuesday. About 5 to 8 inches of heavy snow is expected to accumulate inland, with localized amounts of up to 11 inches.

[Video: Shoveling heavy snow is a workout]

Greater Bangor will wake up Tuesday to 1 to 3 inches of fresh snow, according to the National Weather Service. An additional 3 to 5 inches is expected to fall throughout the day and into the evening, bringing the total accumulation to between 4 and 8 inches.

Rain and mixed precipitation are forecast along the coast, with heavy and wet snow anticipated just a few miles inland.

Hazardous driving conditions are expected statewide starting Tuesday morning and continuing throughout the day. Motorists should expect significant reductions in visibility at times, according to the National Weather Service.

See which schools, businesses, community centers and more are expected to be closed tomorrow.


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