CARIBOU, Maine — While Mainers once again woke up to a deep freeze on Thursday morning, the National Weather Service reported that no record low temperatures were set Wednesday night.

Caribou came close, according to the weather service’s forecast center in Aroostook County.

Caribou reported that temperatures dipped as low as 22 below zero, and the record low for Jan. 7 is 23 below, according to the weather service.

Wind chills in some spots plummeted well below zero, with Greenville getting as low as 45 below zero and Frenchville 42 below.

“It’s going to be cold for a while,” weather service forecaster Todd Foisy said.

Wind chill advisories and warnings the weather service had posted on Wednesday were expected to be lifted by late Thursday morning.

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