The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a wind chill advisory for Coastal and Interior Downeast Maine, East Central Maine, Eastern Maine, North Central Maine and Northern and Far Northern Maine through 7AM on Sunday, January 6th. The very cold wind chills will cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

For Downeast Maine including Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island we can expect mostly cloudy skies Saturday. There is a slight chance of snow showers in the morning with patchy blowing snow. Winds will be Westerly 15 to 25 miles per hour with gust up to 40 miles per hour. Wind chill readings will be as low as 28 below.

Saturday night we can expect mostly cloudy skies in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows will be 5 below to 11 below 0! Combined with Northewesterly winds 15 to 20 miles  per hour with gusts up to 35 miles per hour we will have wind chill readings as low as 32 below 0!

Sunday it will be sunning in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Temps will be 11 to 17 but Westerly winds 15 to 20 miles per hour and gusts up to 35 miles per hour will have the wind chill readings as low as 31 below 0