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Parts of Maine could see a foot of snow Monday

Just when you thought spring was here to stay, winter pulled you back in Monday, bringing as much as a foot of snow to parts of Maine.

The National Weather Service has placed Washington County, central and northern Penobscot County, Piscataquis County and the western mountains under a winter storm warning. A winter weather advisory is in effect for the remainder of the state until Tuesday morning.

Spring storm to dump up to 5 inches of snow over Bangor

A significant storm moving into Maine overnight could bring heavy snow to parts of the state in time for the morning commute.

The National Weather Service has placed central and northern Maine as well as the western mountains under a winter storm watch in effect from Monday morning to Monday evening.

“Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday morning and evening commute,” the weather service said in an alert Sunday morning.

Nearly 10,000 Maine households without power as high winds hit the state

Thousands of Mainers were left without power Thursday afternoon as the state was hit with high winds and gusts topping 50 miles per hour in some places.

Emera Maine estimated 3,040 of its customers were without power just before 4:30 p.m. Thursday, attributing the outages to the wind.

Central Maine Power Co. was reporting 6,642 customers without power just after 4 p.m., with more than 1,200 customers out in each Cumberland, Kennebec and Oxford counties.

Atlantic storm could hit Maine with fresh snow by Wednesday morning, forecasters say

Weather forecasters say a passing storm will deal Maine a glancing blow and give the much of the state a fresh layer of snow Wednesday morning.

The National Weather Service’s Caribou office is forecasting as much as four inches of snow in a section of Maine between Danforth and Calais, with three inches in Eastport and Houlton.

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