Forecasters are calling for heavy snow in the Bangor area on Tuesday as a result of a dangerous coastal storm making its way to the region.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Monday night through Wednesday. The forecast is calling for 12 to 18 inches of snow in that time for the Bangor area and eastern Maine.

Snow is expected to be heavy on Tuesday before it tapers to snow showers Wednesday morning. Watch for updates as this storm develops.