Map of expected snowfall in Aroostook County & surrounding areas, U.S. National Weather Service, Caribou, Maine

U.S. National Weather Service Caribou

The National Weather Service describes the storm:

A major winter storm remains on track to bring heavy snow to much of the area, and sleet and freezing rain Downeast, today. Snow will become heavy at times today. North, northeasterly winds will cause blowing and drifting over central and northern areas. Snow, and mixed precipitation Downeast, will gradually taper off late tonight into Monday. Wind will continue to cause blowing and drifting over central and northern areas through Tuesday. Power outages are possible, especially Downeast where there will be an accretion of ice. Some coastal flooding is likely Downeast around the time of high tide.

5-Day Forecast for Aroostook County. Plus, see the hourly forecast and updates.

Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow after 11am. High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 10 to 16 inches possible.

Sunday Night: Snow. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -7. North wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

M.L.King Day: Snow likely, mainly before 10am, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Monday Night: A chance of snow showers before 9pm. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -20. North wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: Areas of blowing snow before 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Thursday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

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