The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Maine. It’s in effect from late Tuesday Night – Wednesday Night. Snow accumulations could reach 10″, but it’s an early season storm, so there’s a fair amount of uncertainty.
“The first significant snowfall of the season is expected later Tuesday night and into Wednesday across northern Maine, primarily to the north of Millinocket. Rain will change to snow Tuesday night and continue into Wednesday.”
– NOAA Caribou, ME
Snow is forecasted to fall at all elevations, but accumulations will climb with elevation.
Additional Storm Info:
Maine: 4-7+” Of Snow Tonight – Wednesday Night
* Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up to 10 inches expected. - NOAA Caribou, ME
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and below average temperatures in Maine.
ME Winter Weather Advisory:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED National Weather Service Caribou ME 607 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018 Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Somerset- Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook- Central Piscataquis- Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska, Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren, Mars Hill, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot, Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin, Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills, Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 2 AM EDT THURSDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts up to 10 inches expected. * WHERE...Northwest Aroostook, Northeast Aroostook, Northern Somerset, Northern Piscataquis, Northern Penobscot, Southeast Aroostook and Central Piscataquis Counties. * WHEN...From midnight tonight to 2 AM EDT Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Expect reduced visibilities at times.