MAIL certificate question

Lately I get a question box when I open MAIL.   I have Snow Leopard, and opted to keep Mobile Me at the switch this summer.   It has been working just fine,
same as always with no change.  Now I get this:    note:  {   }   is a description from me for something I can not create here
Verify Certificate.    
The certificate for this server is invalid.  You might be connecting to a server that is pretending to be "mail.me.com" which could put your confidential infirmation at reks.  Do you want to connect to the server anyway?
☐   Always trust "mail.mac.com"  when connecting to "mail.me.com"
{then there is a box enclosure}
☐     {this one is bwown}   Verification Class 3 Public Primary Certification Authority - G5
{below, indented}    {an arrow like this one  ↵  pointing to the right to this bluish box,}  ☐     VeriSign Class 3 Extended Validation SSL SGC CA
{then a larger bluish box:     "Mail.mac.com"
Issued  by: VeriSign Class 3 Extended Validation SSLSGC CA Expires:  Friday, April 18, 2014.
{then  a red circle with an X inside, statement in red}   This certificate is not valid (host name mismatch)
     Trust
     Details
{my choices}     Hide Certificate          Cancel     Connect {in blue}
--------------------------------end of warning--------
Thank you in advance.    What should I do?   Is anyone else getting this?   The emails still coming in are directed to my email address.
Tom

I have iCloud eMail running in 10.4.11 & 10.5.8...
Do not delete the old account yet. sign up for an iCloud account if you haven't.
I understand .mac mail will still come through. Do not delete the old account yet.
You cannot use .mac or MobileMe as type of Account, you have to choose IMAP when setting up, otherwise Mail is hard coded to change imap.mail.me.com to mail.me.com & smtp.mail.me.com to smtp.me.com, no matter what you try to enter.
iCloud Mail setup, do not choose .mac or MobileMe as type, but choose IMAP...
On second step where it asks "Description", it has to be a unique name, but you can still use your email address.
IMAP (Incoming Mail Server) information:
          •          Server name: imap.mail.me.com
          •          SSL Required: Yes
          •          Port: 993
          •          Username: [email protected] (use your @me.com address from your iCloud account)
          •          Password: Your iCloud password
SMTP (outgoing mail server) information:
          •          Server name: smtp.mail.me.com
          •          SSL Required: Yes
          •          Port: 587
          •          SMTP Authentication Required: Yes
          •          Username: [email protected] (use your @me.com address from your iCloud account)
          •          Password: Your iCloud password
Also, you must upgrade your password to meet the new criteria:  8 characters, including upper and lower case and numbers.  If you have an older password that does not meet these criteria, when you try to setup mail on your mac, using all of the IMAP criteria listed above, it will still give a server error message.  Go to   http://appleid.apple.com         then follow directions to change your password, then go back to setting up your mail using the IMAP instructions above.
Thanks to dpepper...
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3867171?tstart=0

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