Snow wraps around the back of the system as it continues to push east

The low continues to slowly exit to the east towards Nova Scotia
Published: Dec. 17, 2022 at 5:04 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 17, 2022 at 10:06 PM EST
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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A first alert weather day is in effect for inland areas tonight through Sunday morning. A low-pressure system continues to work its way up and along the coastline today, producing widespread snowfall. Winter weather advisories and warnings are in place across interior and northern locations. Snow eventually tapers off for Bangor and areas south by tomorrow morning, snow will continue to linger in northern Maine through Monday morning. Additional snow accumulations across the state will range from a trace to 2″ for Bangor toward Augusta and along the coastline. An additional 3-6″ for areas north of Bangor, and an additional 6-8″ for the crown of Maine. Snow consistency is very wet and slushy, continue to shovel in increments so your not bearing all the weight all at once. Overnight lows drop into the upper 20′s and lower 30′s .

Additional snowfall
Additional snowfall(WABI)

Sunday, snow tapers off for Bangor and areas south but continues to linger for northern Maine until Monday morning. Monday, the low-pressure system continues to exit the region and ridge of high pressure builds in behind it for Tuesday. We remain dry for the middle of the week until our next potential for snow/rain comes in for Friday and Christmas eve.

FIRST ALERT TONIGHT: Snow continues for inland areas especially north, rain/snow mix changes back over to snow, briefly for the coastline, before tapering off tomorrow morning. Winds will be out of the NE at around 5-10 mph. Lows drop between 28-32.

FIRST ALERT SUNDAY: Snow tapers off for Bangor and areas south Sunday afternoon, snow lingers in northern Maine. High temperatures reach between 32-39.

MONDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy with snow showers north. Highs in the lower 30s to upper 30s. West wind 5-15 mph.

TUESDAY: mostly sunny skies with highs reaching the low to upper 30′s.

WEDNESDAY: mostly sunny skies with high temperatures reaching the low to mid 30′s.