Rain and wind are still in the forecast, but the possibility of freezing rain and snow has been reduced or eliminated in Lincoln County, at least for the rest of Tuesday and into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
At 11:34 a.m. on Tuesday the National Weather Service extended a Winter Weather Advisory for Lincoln County warning of snowfall accumulation up to 1 inch followed by a trace of ice accretion to occur Tuesday during the afternoon hours. The Winter Weather Advisory was later extended from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday. That Winter Weather Advisory was withdrawn as of the 3:12 p.m. bulletin from NWS.
A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 11 p.m. Tuesday and a Flood Watch has been established through Wednesday afternoon, according to the NWS.
High winds are forecast to increase through the evening hours, especially along coastal areas and peninsulas, according to the NWS. There is a possibility of power outages resulting the effects of the high winds, according to Central Maine Power.
The Lincoln County News will continue to follow the progress of this event and post any additional information here as soon as it is obtained.