Another winter storm has led to parking bans in Camden and Rockland.

And Regional School Unit 13, SAD 40 and School Union 69 have already called off classes for Monday, Jan. 23.

And state government offices will also be closed Monday. Knox County offices and the courthouse will also be closed. Many municipal offices are also closed such as Rockland, including the library, and Owls Head.

“With this incoming storm expected to make driving conditions difficult, I am closing state offices tomorrow,” said Governor Janet Mills in a news release. “I urge Maine people to avoid driving during the storm, if possible. If you must drive, give yourself extra time and give our plow drivers and emergency first responders plenty of room as they work to keep us safe.”

The Rockland ban announced Sunday takes effect at 11 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22 and continues until 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23. The ban will then go into effect again Monday evening at 8 and continue until Tuesday morning, Jan. 24 at 8.

In Camden, there will be a winter parking ban for all streets and parking lots, except for the Public Safety lot on Washington St., from 11 p.m. Sunday Jan. 22 to Monday evening, Jan. 23 . The parking ban will then resume for the Camden downtown accumulated snow clean-up, from Monday evening starting at 10 and continue to Tuesday 6 a.m., Jan. 24.

“We understand a daytime ban could be less than ideal, but it is necessary for crews to stay ahead of the conditions this anticipated storm will bring,” the public works department stated in a news release. “Those who need street parking for short durations like store or pharmacy visits will not be subject to ticketing. We just ask that these are short duration parking situations. The second parking ban is needed to also allow for the safe removal of accumulated snow in the downtown area. The removal of accumulated snow after a large snow event is necessary to free up downtown parking and clear important drainage that prevents flooding and icing. Our Public Works crew appreciates your assistance in this matter, so they can safely and efficiently get our streets, parking spaces and drains cleared. If the storm is shorter in duration, and clean-up is ahead of schedule we will lift the parking ban early.”

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a winter storm warning for Knox County with snow accumulations expected to be 4 inches to 7 inches and winds gusting to 40 miles per hour. Snow is expected to begin falling about 7 p.m. Sunday and continue into Monday evening.

High tide will be at 11:42 a.m. Monday with an astronomical high tide coinciding with the winds coming from the north/northeast.

Schools and municipal offices were closed on Friday, Jan. 20 because of snow.

The Appleton School Committee meeting tonight, Jan. 23 is now via Zoom. See the updated agenda for the link.

The Owls Head Transportation Museum will be closed to the public today, Monday Jan. 23, due to weather.

The Lincolnvillle Town Office will be closed today, Monday, Jan, 23. The Select Board meeting is postponed until tomorrow.

The UMA Rockland Center is closed today due to the winter storm.

Pen Bay Medical Center

ROCKPORT —Pen Bay Medical Center will close all outpatient practices at noon today, Jan. 23. This includes primary care practices, specialists and walk-in care. Patients whose appointments will be affected by these closures will be notified by phone.

The labs, radiology/imaging and the retail pharmacy at PBMC will remain open for now but patients are encouraged to call ahead to confirm.

The Emergency Department at both hospitals will remain open. The National Weather Service forecasts that the storm will end tonight, and regular hours of operation are expected for tomorrow, Jan. 24.