UPDATED 2:05 p.m. -
The Winter Storm Watch, for the snowstorm that wreaked havoc on the St. John Valley this morning, was lifted as of 12:36 p.m., according to Pete Rahe with the National Weather Service forecasting office in Caribou.
UPDATED 10:37 a.m. -
The Madawaska Town Office will be closing at 11 a.m. today.
The Madawaska Recreation Department has canceled this evening's open skating time at the Multi-Purpose Center.
ONLINE FIRST: ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Several local services have been canceled for today. Due to heavy snowfall, the following St. John Valley offices and programs are canceled for Wednesday, Feb. 20:
Meals on Wheels delivery and meal sites, including Fort Kent, Van Buren, Frenchville, St. Agatha and Madawaska are canceled today.
St. John Valley Associates in Madawaska is also canceled.
District courts in Fort Kent and Madawaska are closed, as well as courts in Caribou, Houlton and Presque Isle.
The Madawaska Recreation Department, which had scheduled travel to Caribou for its Hot Shots program, has postponed that event until Saturday.
The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch until noon Wednesday, with up to 13 inches of accumulated snowfall possible. It had previously issued a Winter Storm Warning until 4 p.m. today.