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                                                                                 ...Frost/Freeze Program for Spring 2017...

The frost/freeze program for spring 2017 will start effective this Thursday, May 11th for the Downeast Region of Maine. This includes southern Penobscot, Hancock, and central and coastal Washington Counties. A frost advisory will be issued if temperatures are expected to drop to 32 to 36 degrees, and a freeze warning will be I issued if temperatures are expected to fall below freezing. If you have any questions about the frost/freeze program, please direct them to

The frost/freeze program will commence on May 21st for central and northeast Maine, and on June 1st for northwest Maine.