National Weather Service predicting bitter temperatures, more snow

Posted Dec. 11, 2013, at 10:44 a.m.
People walk through West Market Square in Bangor Wednesday morning during a cold snap that according to Accuweather.com will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend.
People walk through West Market Square in Bangor Wednesday morning during a cold snap that according to Accuweather.com will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend. Buy Photo
A person crosses the frozen Kenduskeag Stream Wednesday morning in Bangor. According to Accuweather.com, the cold snap will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend. Brian Feulner| BDN
A person crosses the frozen Kenduskeag Stream Wednesday morning in Bangor. According to Accuweather.com, the cold snap will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend. Brian Feulner| BDN Buy Photo
A person's shadow is cast on the frozen Kenduskeag Stream Wednesday morning in Bangor. According to Accuweather.com, the cold snap will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend.
A person's shadow is cast on the frozen Kenduskeag Stream Wednesday morning in Bangor. According to Accuweather.com, the cold snap will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend. Buy Photo
A person crosses a bridge over the  Kenduskeag Stream Wednesday morning in Bangor. According to Accuweather.com, the cold snap will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend
A person crosses a bridge over the Kenduskeag Stream Wednesday morning in Bangor. According to Accuweather.com, the cold snap will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend Buy Photo
People cross the frozen Kenduskeag Stream Wednesday morning in Bangor. According to Accuweather.com, the cold snap will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend.
People cross the frozen Kenduskeag Stream Wednesday morning in Bangor. According to Accuweather.com, the cold snap will leave Bangor with temperatures in the teens throughout the weekend. Buy Photo

GRAY, Maine — Bitterly cold temperatures and a potential snowstorm are expected to put the state into a deep freeze over the next few days.

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures throughout Maine are expected to fall dramatically Wednesday evening and into Thursday.

High temperatures Thursday aren’t expected to break 20 degrees, and wind chill factors could make it feel below zero, according to the NWS.

Another winter storm is expected to arrive Saturday night into Sunday as well.

Long-range forecasts are predicting a 90 percent chance of snow beginning Saturday night and continuing Sunday.

For complete forecasts, visit http://www.erh.noaa.gov/gyx/.

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