Timeline: Ice, Snow Expected In Mid

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"The snow continues to taper off this afternoon, but snowfall totals have been mainly in the 2 - 5" category in the advisory zones.

Rain will continue through Friday night with a high near 58.

Precipitation is expected to be done by 5 a.m. with the sun out by 9 a.m. or 10 a.m.

Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Temperatures remain unseasonably warm for this time of year. There's a breeze too.

Friday Night: Rain. Widespread fog. There could be 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain in some areas. A drastic drop in temperatures takes place once the system crosses through during the overnight period. Snow will be around through mid-afternoon, at least on the east side. However, it won't be enough to worry about accumulations, especially after the warmth. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

It is possible for 4 to 8 inches of snow across our region. Saturday morning will be dry, but some areas will feel below zero. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible. The majority of impact being on primarily slippery bridges and overpasses. Humid air from the Gulf of Mexico will slowly begin to return Sunday, just in time for it to run headlong into a second coming cold front, predicted for late Monday. Day, with mostly sunny skies and a high of 8. Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour.

Once temperatures drop below 32°, the wintry mix will turn into snow showers. Readings are in the teens and even single digits for some to start.

For the Patriots game, perhaps some minor icing going on with the temperature in the 20s.

Norton said travel conditions in Aroostook and the rest of ME will likely vary depending on location and total precipitation. Temperatures will stay above freezing overnight so we are not anticipating any travel issues tonight.

Sunday, there is a 50 percent chance of snow before noon, with a high near 29, the weather service said.

Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 24.

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