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There’s a storm outside. But how much do you really know about snow in Maine?

The snow is falling outside today, in what is the biggest storm of the season so far in Maine. So while you’re holed up inside all day, why not put your knowledge of Maine’s snowy history to the test?

From Maine’s strides in the snowplow business to the snowiest (and least snowiest) seasons on record, prove you know your stuff when it comes to winter in Maine and take the quiz below.

Heavy snow heading toward Bangor. As much as 2 inches an hour could fall at times.

Another winter storm hit Maine on Tuesday morning, and it is expected to dump as much as 9 inches of fresh powder.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of eastern, central and coastal Maine through 6 p.m. Tuesday. A winter weather advisory is in place for the Down East coast.

The storm is expected to dump 4 to 9 inches across a wide swath of the state, according to a weather service advisory. The snow will be heavy at times, with as much as 1 to 2 inches falling an hour.

Winter storm could dump up to 8 inches of snow over Bangor

Another winter storm is forecast to hit the state Monday night into Tuesday with significant snowfall.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of the state from Portland to Caribou from 7 p.m. Monday to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Meanwhile, portions of the western mountains and the Down East coast have been placed under a winter weather advisory through 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Winter storm could dump an inch of snow an hour over parts of Maine

A major winter storm developing in the Northeast had already caused delays to begin at airports in New Jersey and New York City by Sunday afternoon, but many Mainers seemed to be taking the winter weather predictions in stride.

But that could change as soon as the first flakes are spotted falling from the sky, according to one hardware store manager.

Ryan Case, a manager at Calais Ace Home Center, said that other than selling “a bunch of salt” on Sunday morning, there hadn’t been a run yet on shovels, snow rakes and other winter necessities.

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