The second in a series of storms this week is expected to bring light snow to coastal areas Wednesday.
The National Weather Service is forecasting light snow for the Bangor and Downeast areas Wednesday. Only light snow accumulation is expected throughout the day, with coastal areas seeing the bulk of the snowfall. The Bangor area could see about two inches of accumulation, with coastal areas seeing closer to three inches of snow.
Southern Washington county could pick up the most snow from the storm, with about half a foot expected. Snow showers are expected to taper off by Thursday morning.
Another storm is expected for the weekend. Forecasters say "Low pressure tracking to our northwest this weekend will bring rain Saturday, possibly beginning as snow and a mix across western and northern locations. Strong gusty westerly winds will follow on Sunday."
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Ice fishing is an excellent way to embrace the cold winter months in Maine. It will get you outdoors for some fresh air, it's family friendly, and a successful day could yield a tasty dinner. If you're new to the sport, we put together a list of gear you'll need for a fun, comfortable, and successful day on the ice. Some of these items are more essential than others. Some gear may not be essential at all, depending on how you plan to fish. Again, the items we listed are geared towards those who are new to ice fishing.
Before we get to the list, remember to dress appropriately for the cold weather. We didn't put warm outerwear on the list, but it's definitely a must-have. Dressing in layers is important to ensure you're warm enough throughout the day on the ice. If you start getting too warm, you can simply take a layer off. Hand warmers are also worth packing.