The Peaks Island ferry heads out across Portland Harbor as sea smoke rises around it in January 2018. Sea smoke is formed when very cold air moves over warmer water. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

With a wave of Arctic air expected to bring a deep freeze across Maine, many communities are providing warming spaces for people seeking shelter.

Many public spaces have offered to stay open throughout the day on Friday and Saturday as wind chills as low as -60 degrees Fahrenheit sweep across Maine.

Here’s where you can find warming stations in your community:

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.