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Winter in Lincoln

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Snowmobiling is a popular sport in our area during the winter months. There are several clubs in the area.

February 9, 2015 - Some people complain about snow, while others find ways to enjoy it.  Bryce Burleigh of Medway and his grandfather, Russell Ryder of Lincoln, made this snow sculpture in the Ryders' yard. The sculpture was featured on Channel 7 news, and we're happy to share it with you on our winter page. Next time there's a snowstorm, get outside and have some fun!

Snow started early in 2012

The first snowfall of the 2012-2013 winter season occurred on the morning of October 14th, 2012. Two weeks earlier than 2011!


Snowman contest winners receive prize

March 18 - LINCOLN AREA SNOWMAN CHAMPIONS! Landon and Maddax Arthers received their prize today, a KURIO 7 Tablet, from Chelsea Ireland, of the Lincoln Maine Federal Credit Union, and Connie Rand of WelcomeToLincolnMaine.com, the Lincoln area website, for winning the annual snowman contest.  Pat's Pizza of Lincoln also donated a large pizza to the winners.Theirs was chosen as the best of 2012-13 by more than 3,000 voters last week.

 

Their "upside down" snowman was one of ten finalists from more than several dozen entries received by the Lincoln website this winter.

- Lee Rand Photo


OCTOBER 30, 2011 - Late October snow storm hits Lincoln, Maine area with high winds and several inches of snow!


The first snowfall of the winter season here in Lincoln could happen anytime after the middle of November. Some years the snow comes early and stays late, and some years it's the other way around. The unofficial record low temperature here was -42 degrees, back in the 1960s. Don't worry - it doesn't usually get that cold, although it's normal to have a few days of below zero weather in the winter. For those of you who enjoy winter outdoor sports such as ice fishing and snowmobiling, this is the place for you! 

We hope you enjoy these photos. Lincoln is beautiful in the winter, too.


10" OF NEW SNOW!!
IT'S NOW OFFICIALLY A BLIZZARD!
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST SUNDAY. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING WILL RANGE FROM 10 TO 18 INCHES ACROSS THE REGION. THE SNOW COULD MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES LATER TONIGHT ALONG THE DOWNEAST COAST AND NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER... POSSIBLY LIMITING ACCUMULATIONS THERE. NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS... REACHING SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH BY LATER THIS EVENING. SIMILAR WINDS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT. THIS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIME
STORM DROPS 11" OF WHITE STUFF ON LINCOLN!!
SNOW ALREADY!
 
October 23, 2009 - The Lincoln area received the first appreciable snowfall of the season this morning. It was only an inch or so, but it did stay on the ground and on vehicles for several hours. Here we go, folks! When will it snow next?
BLIZZARD !!
First Day Of Winter 2008-2009
December 21 - This winter is coming in with a ROAR! Looking to guarantee a "white Christmas" for the Lincoln area, the National Weather Service issued this warning ahead of the first blizzard to hit our area this winter season: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM EST
MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
 
SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME HEAVY AT
TIMES UNTIL AROUND MIDNIGHT. SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER
HOUR CAN BE EXPECTED AT THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM. EXPECT TOTAL
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 10 AND 18 INCHES BEFORE SNOW TAPERS OFF LATE TONIGHT.
 
MEANWHILE INCREASING WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO
45 MPH... WILL CREATE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.
 
ALL INTERESTS ACROSS THE BLIZZARD WARNING AREA SHOULD RUSH TO
COMPLETION PREPARATIONS TO BE MADE IN ADVANCE OF THE STORM.
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED. THIS STORM WILL HAVE AN EXTREME IMPACT ON THE WARNING
AREA. VERY STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE
POTENTIALLY DEADLY OUTDOOR CONDITIONS. WHITEOUTS...DEEP SNOW
DRIFTS AND FROSTBITE OF EXPOSED SKIN CAN BE EXPECTED.
 
PLEASE REPORT ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING TOLL FREE...877-633-6772. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...
 
 
 
 

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