The Bangor area and Downeast Maine could see hazardous weather conditions late in the week into the weekend.

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the Bangor area and Downeast Maine. Thursday night a weather system that is expected to produce heavy rain that could lead to ponding on roadways and low-lying areas.

Another round of heavy rain is expected Saturday. In addition, strong winds are expected Saturday morning into the afternoon.

Residents should prepare for the potential for power outages in their area. To report a power outage, downed line or other power emergency, call 1-855-EMERA-11 or (207) 973-2000. You can also report an outage online with the Emera Power Issue Report Form.

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