Updated at 10:17 p.m. on Jan. 21 — Winter Weather Advisory withdrawn. Snowfall still in the forecast.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a storm forecast to arrive during the overnight hours of Tuesday and continue through Wednesday, bringing snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches to Lincoln County.
Winds from the north at 10 to 20 mph, gusting to 30 mph, and cold temps are expected to be a factor in this storm, according to the NWS. “Very cold Arctic air and gusty winds will create dangerously cold wind chills,” according to the NWS. Wind chills are forecast in the -5 to -15 degree range and blowing snow may reduce visibility to less than half a mile, according to the NWS.
Areas south of Maine are under a Blizzard Warning regarding this storm.
The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 8 p.m. on Tuesday to 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
The Lincoln County News will continue to follow the progress of this event and post any additional information as soon as it is obtained.