The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Bangor area and much of Downeast Maine in anticipation of a storm expected to bring up to a foot of snow to areas along the coast.

The updated advisory remains in effect from 7 p.m Tuesday to 1 p.m. Wednesday. The storm is now expected to bring between 5-9 inches of snow to the Bangor area with up to a foot of snow along the coast.

The National Weather Service advises drivers to take caution on the roads as driving conditions will be difficult.

The city of Bangor has enacted a downtown parking ban from 11 p.m. Tuesday through 6 a.m. Wednesday. Police warn that vehicles left on city streets or in city parking lots during this period may be towed at the owner's expense.

You can keep up to date with the latest forecast and submit your storm closings at our weather center.