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Rain, freezing rain, sleet and some snow make for a messy Saturday

FILE - Motorists makes their way north on I295 through Portland as a winter storm pelts the city with wind, snow and rain. (Troy R. Bennett | BDN)

STATEWIDE (WGME) -- Rain, freezing rain, sleet and some snow will create tricky travel conditions Saturday.

Most of southern Maine and New Hampshire will wake up to rain and temperatures above freezing early Saturday morning.

Colder air will invade during the course of the morning hours changing from rain over to freezing rain, sleet, and then the chance for a period of snow to end.

The transition should occur in that order arriving between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.

If any freezing or frozen precipitation reaches the coast, it will be brief and likely occurring late morning.

A wintry mix will occur for several more hours for farther inland communities and the mountains.

It still looks like the back edge of the precipitation will shift east late morning into mid-day.

All wet surfaces will freeze up thanks to temperatures falling into the 20s. Wind gusts up to 25 mph are also expected.

Saturday night will be partly cloudy to mostly clear.

It will turn colder and breezy with early morning temps on Sunday falling into the single digits.

Sunday will showcase a return to sunny skies and colder temperatures. Highs will be around 20 degrees which is a sharp contrast from the rapid melting we've been receiving.

Our weather will remain quiet and cold into early next week.

There are still signs a storm will try to develop bringing snow and possibly a wintry mix sometime between Tuesday and Thursday. Stay tuned.

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