Rockland issues emergency parking ban
Rockland — The City of Rockland announced Sunday an emergency parking ban that will start at 6 p.m. and extend through 6 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.
All cars must be parked off the street, on private property, according to the announcement posted on the Rockland Police Department Facebook page.
Regional School Unit 13 has already canceled classes for Monday.
The announcements come as a potential blizzard is bearing down on Maine.
Snow is expected to begin early Sunday afternoon with the heaviest snow falling overnight and through Monday afternoon. More than two feet of snow may fall, according to the National Weather Service.
Winds are expected to gust to 55 miles per hour. The Weather Service states that the snow along the coast will be heavy and wet and could briefly mix with rain. This combination could lead to power outages.